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Dr. Robert Lustig

Friday, May 1, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 

The University Club
380 University Avenue, Toronto


Hear Dr. Robert Lustig, author of Fat Chance, on why sugar is like... tobacco.  

ROBERT-LUSTIG1Six years ago, an eminent professor of pediatrics at the University of California delivered a lecture called "Sugar: The Bitter Truth." Since then, 5.5 million people have seen it on YouTube. 

 

Then in 2013, he wrote Fat Chance, which went on to sell a squillion copies. Then, later this month Hot Docs will screen the world premiere of Michèle Hozer's stunning documentary,Sugar-Coated, about the sugar industry's tactics.  

Christopher McDougall

Monday, May 4, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 

The University Club
380 University Avenue, Toronto


Why are some people so born to run, they can even chase down deer? 

 

chrismacdougallChris McDougall found the answer in the reclusive Tarahumara Indians of Mexico.

 

His book, Born to Run, sold gajillions, was a Forbes and Washington Post Best Book of the Year and is one of Amazon’s “100 Books to Read in a Lifetime.” 

 

David K. Shipler

Thursday, June 4, 2015
12:00pm - 2:00pm 

The King Edward Hotel
Sovereign Ballroom, 37 King Street East, Toronto


Free speech has the defender it sorely needs

Shipler, David K cr Deborah I Shipler

 

David Shipler’s new book offers a hugely provocative view of the state of free speech in America and beyond.