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Dinner with David Mitchell


Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 6:30pm



2035 Yonge Street

Toronto, ON

Map to grano

Meet and dine with David Mitchell, author of The Bone Clocks at grano on Saturday, September 20th, 2014. Cocktails at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7:00 pm.

Tickets are $100 per person (includes full meal with wine, a signed copy of the book, and all taxes). Please call us at (416) 361-0032 to purchase tickets, or send an e-mail to

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Knopf Canada
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

An eloquent conjurer of intricate, interconnected tales, a genre-bending daredevil, and a master prose stylist—David Mitchell has outdone himself. The Bone Clocks is a hypnotic Rubik’s cube of a novel that begs to be taken apart and put back together long after the final piece is fit into place.

Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: a sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as “the radio people,” Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life.

For Holly has caught the attention of a cabal of dangerous mystics—and their enemies. But her lost weekend is merely the prelude to a shocking disappearance that leaves her family irrevocably scarred. This unsolved mystery will echo through every decade of Holly’s life, affecting all the people Holly loves—even the ones who are not yet born.

A Cambridge scholarship boy grooming himself for wealth and influence; a conflicted father who feels alive only while reporting from Occupied Iraq; a middle-aged writer mourning his exile from the bestseller list: all have a part to play in this surreal, invisible war on the margins of our world. From the medieval Swiss Alps to the nineteenth century Australian bush, from a hotel in Shanghai to a Manhattan townhouse in the near future, their stories come together in moments of everyday grace and extraordinary wonder.

David Mitchell is the award-winning and bestselling author of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, Black Swan Green, Cloud Atlas, Number9Dream, and Ghostwritten. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Mitchell was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine in 2007. With KA Yoshida, Mitchell co-translated from the Japanese the international bestselling memoir, The Reason I Jump. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

An Evening with some of your Favourite Queer Writers

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

Ben McNally Books

Hosted by: Ben McNally Books

Join us at Ben McNally Books for a special evening of readings from your favourite Queer Writers, including Nancy Joe Cullen, Brian Francis, Jane Byers, Maureen Hynes, and Elizabeth Ruth. 6:30 to 8:00 pm, admission is free.

Kingston WritersFest

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 8:00pm

Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront

Hosted by: Kingston WritersFest

Plan your Festival! Visit our Events page for direct links to ticket sales at the Grand Theatre Box Office.

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