Freedom to Read

Vincent Lam

Freedom to Read

Vincent Lam

7:30pm

Monday, September 25, 2023

West Bays

15 mins

In support of a world free of censorship and book banning TIFA is showcasing the Sanctuary collection of the Toronto Public Library Sanctuary Collection of banned and challenged books.

Authors talk about a particular banned or challenged book that has been important to them and why we must always protect the freedom to read.

This reading will feature Vincent Lam.

Free
Reading

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public.

In support of a world free of censorship and book banning TIFA is showcasing the Sanctuary collection of the Toronto Public Library Sanctuary Collection of banned and challenged books.

Authors talk about a particular banned or challenged book that has been important to them and why we must always protect the freedom to read.

This reading will feature Vincent Lam.

Free
Reading

Featured Authors

Vincent Lam’s first book, Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures, won the 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and was adapted for television and broadcast on HBO Canada. The Headmaster’s Wager, Dr. Lam’s first novel, was shortlisted for the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award and the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize. In 2011, he published a biography of Tommy Douglas, “father of medicare,” for Penguin Canada’s Extraordinary Canadians Series. Dr. Lam is an emergency physician and addictions physician who lives in Toronto. He is the medical director of the Coderix Medical Clinic.

Read more about Vincent Lam

7:30pm

Monday, September 25, 2023

West Bays

15 mins

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public

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