By The Lake Book Club Featuring Randy Boyagoda
April 12 at 7:00pm
Writer and critic, Randy Boyagoda takes readers on a wild ride in his acclaimed novel set in an amusement park, Dante’s Indiana. Interviewer Joe Kertes and the author explore this satirical and solemn book that is less a reimagining and more of a hell-raising send-up of the classic.
This By the Lake Book Club event is just one of six events taking place place monthly from April to December. Each in-person event ticket will include a reading, discussion, audience Q&A, book-signing and ASL interpretation. Virtual event tickets feature live subtitles and offer online viewing only.
Date: April 12 at 7–8:45pm
Where: By The Lake Book Club events are held at the Assembly Hall, in the heart of South Etobicoke. A virtual only ticket is also available.
Randy Boyagoda is the author of six books, including the novels Governor of the Northern Province, Beggar’s Feast and Original Prin. His work has been nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, IMPAC Dublin Literary Prize, and named a Globe and Mail Best Book of the year and New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. An essayist, book critic and radio columnist, he is a professor of English at the University of Toronto, where he lives with his wife and their four daughters. Photo credit: Derek Shapton.
This Assembly Hall program is presented in partnership with Humber College’s Faculty of Media & Creative Arts and the Toronto International Festival of Authors.
June 02 – June 04
September 21 – October 01