An Evening with Jennifer Robson
Thursday April 04 | 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Join us on Thursday April 4th, as we host a meet-and-greet with author Jennifer Robson. A more casual affair than our usual book launches, Jennifer will be available to discuss and sign copies of her latest book, The Gown.
About the Book:
With The Gown, Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns—Princess Elizabeth's—in history was created. Balancing behind-the-scenes details with a sweeping portrait of a society left reeling by the calamitous costs of victory, she introduces readers to three unforgettable heroines, their points of view alternating and intersecting throughout its pages, whose lives are woven together by the pain of survival, the bonds of friendship, and the redemptive power of love.
About the Author:
An academic by background, a former editor by profession, and a lifelong history nerd, Jennifer is lucky enough to now call herself a full-time writer.
She is the author of five novels set during and after the two world wars: Somewhere in France, After the War is Over, Moonlight Over Paris, Goodnight from London, and most recently The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding. Jennifer was also a contributor to the acclaimed anthology Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War.
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An Intimate Evening with Lorimer Shenher
Friday April 12 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM
We are happy to be hosting author Lorimer Shenher on Friday April 12th, to celebrate his latest book This One Looks Like a Boy: My Gender Journey to Life as a Man. This will be an intimate gathering, with light refreshments, where readers will have an opportunity to mingle in a safe and casual environment.
Book Warehouse prides itself on creating a safe and welcoming environment to its patrons and guests. We would like to remind attendees that any individuals behaving in a manner that conflicts with this mandate will be asked to leave the event. This includes but is not limited to hatespeech, threats against individuals or groups, violent behaviour, and any other actions deemed inappropriate by staff.
About the Book:
"A pointed object lesson into why trans-authored work about transgender experiences remains critical."
Shenher celebrates the long, studied, complex, evolving, often painful, ultimately just right, lifelong nature of this remarkable journey, and we get to go along for the ride.”
—Laurie Frankel, New York Times-bestselling author of This Is How It Always Is and Goodbye for Now
In This One Looks Like a Boy, a former police detective and critically acclaimed author shares his emotional journey through gender transition: from childhood, to teenage years and young adulthood, to middle-age family life. With warmth and openness, Lorimer Shenher takes readers through one of the most important decisions he will ever make, as he comes into his own and finally discovers acceptance and relief.
About the Author:
Lorimer Shenher is an acclaimed author and public speaker, whose first book, That Lonely Section of Hell, detailed his assignment as the first detective on Vancouver’s missing women investigation. It was nominated for several literary prizes, optioned for film and television, and named a Best Book of 2015 by the Globe and Mail. Lorimer lives in Vancouver, Canada.
We acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples,
including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.