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Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair, 5th edition

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Every day until December 1, 2019

This free, two-day celebration of Quebec English-language books is back for the fifth year! The Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair encourages book lovers of all ages and interests to browse, buy and get books signed, just in time for holiday gift-giving. Quebec publishers and authors will be on hand—expect hundreds of new titles for sale including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, books for kids, award-winners and bestsellers. Along with readings and other events happening throughout the Fair, you can’t buy more local than this.

Both days:
11-12pm: Free tours of the Mordecai Richler Reading Room at Concordia University
11-2pm: Kids’ activity area

Saturday, November 30:
12-1:30pm: Panel on Getting Published in Quebec
2-3:30pm: Paper City: A Literary Map, readings curated by Sean Michaels
4-5pm: Festive cocktail featuring special guest, award-winning author Sean Michaels

Sunday, December 1:
12:30-2pm: Launch of Véhicule Press poetry anthology Resisting Canada
3-4pm: Learn Real Good, Book Fair edition—some of Montreal’s funniest improv performers spin local nonfiction books into comedy gold

Authors in attendance include: Taras Grescoe, Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Mark Abley, Mary Soderstrom,
Amy Fish and Susan Doherty


November 30
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


McConnell Building Concordia University
1400 Blvd. de Maisonneuve We, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8 Canada
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