January Author Lecture Series Westmount Author Michael Redhill

The January Westmount Author Series will feature Michael Redhill, Westmount author and winner of the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s most prestigious award for writing.


On Wednesday, January 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. Michael will discuss his book Bellevue Square in Victoria Hall.

Review: Bellevue Square is a darkly comic literary thriller about a woman who fears for her sanity—and then her life—when she learns that her doppelganger has appeared in a local park.

Jean Mason has a doppelganger. She’s never seen her, but others swear they have. Apparently, her identical twin hangs out in Kensington Market, where she sometimes buys churros and drags an empty shopping cart down the streets, like she’s looking for something to put in it. Jean’s a grown woman with a husband and two kids, as well as a thriving bookstore in downtown Toronto, and she doesn’t rattle easily—not like she used to. But after two customers insist they’ve seen her double, Jean decides to investigate…. 

Tickets will be available to Library members four weeks prior to the event on a first-come, first-served basis.

Remaining tickets will be available to the general public one week prior to the event.

Information 514 989.5299

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