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By The Lake Book Club: Saga Boy by Antonio Michael Downing

Presented by City of Toronto in partnership with Humber College's Faculty of Media & Creative Arts and the Toronto International Festival of Authors

September 20, 2022 7 to 8:45 p.m.
Assembly Hall
1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive
Fee:  Single Ticket $28, Virtual Viewing $10. For more ticket options, visit


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Book cover of Saga Boy by Antonio Michael Downing

Musician, writer, and activist Antonio Michael Downing’s memoir Saga Boy tells the story of his upbringing in Southern Trinidad, uprooting to northern Ontario, and his subsequent multiple musical personalities. Explore this personal tale detailing Downing’s Black immigrant identity with the author, and interviewer, Alison Isaac.

By the Lake Book Club returns for its 14th Season! Join talented past and present members of Humber College’s faculty, as they dive into conversation with our authors, guiding lively discussions and moderating audience questions. The program is now being offered for both in-person attendance, as well as online viewing. Each in-person event includes a reading, discussion, audience Q&A, book-signing, and ASL interpretation. Virtual events feature live subtitles and offer online viewing only. To book, please call Assembly Hall at 416-338-7255.

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