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|October 2014 Events|
returns, by popular demand, to review
The White Tiger
by Aravind Adiga
Hart House Theatre
Hart House Theatre website
Map to Hart House
The lecture on The White Tiger will be given in Toronto and Montreal.
About The White Tiger
This debut novel, which won the Man Booker Prize in 2008, is a darkly hilarious journey into the corrupt underbelly of India's economic miracle.
Biography of Robert Adams
Robert Adams is a Welsh-born teacher, writer, and critic. For 11 years in Montreal and 8 years in Toronto, he presented an annual series of book reviews to sold out audiences in both cities. He has often been profiled on television, including PBS, and his lectures were shown on TV Ontario for 5 years. They are still shown on Book TV. His biography of the artist alexander Bercovitch was shortlisted for the 1988 QSPELL Award and A Love of Reading, the first of 2 collections of his lectures, was a national bestseller in 2001. He now lectures all over the world on the 6-Star Crystal Cruise Line.
"rave reviews for reviewer....absolutely outstanding"
- Montreal Gazette
"a real tour de force performance"
- Toronto Star
"Robert Adams has invented a new art form"
- NOW Magazine
"a prodigiously well-read and highly articulate speaker"
- Quill & Quire