Tuesday, Oct. 29th, 2013 at 7pm | College of Arts

Tuesday, Oct. 29th, 2013 at 7pm

Posted on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

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Café Philosophique Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Arts and The Bookshelf

2013 Massey Lecturer Lawrence Hill - Blood - The Stuff Of Life

hill posterTuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 7:00pm
Lakeside Hope House, 75 Norfolk Street, Downtown Guelph (formerly Norfolk United Church)

General Admission: $10, Students: $8.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at The Bookshelf or at the door if available.

Lawrence Hill is the author of nine books, including The Book of Negroes, winner of various awards including The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and Canada Reads. He will deliver the 2013 Massey Lectures, based on his new non-fiction book Blood: The Stuff of Life, is finishing a new novel and has co-written the adaptation for a television miniseries of The Book of Negroes , which is slated to air in 2015 on CBC in Canada and on BET in the USA. He volunteers with Crossroads International and Book Clubs for Inmates, and lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Visit his website

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