Hatchet jobs, Toronto Talks, and authors becoming subjects: Bookishness for Feb. 19, 2013

The Subjects
Take four artists, add four scientists, subtract a bunch of sleep = this.

“The prize is a year’s supply of potted shrimp”

Hatchet Job 2013 - 27
2013’s Hatchet Job of the Year awarded to Camilla Long for her review of Aftermath, by Rachel Cusk.

“Ambitious participatory event” alert
“On Wednesday, February 20, Authors at Harbourfront Centre will host an ambitious participatory event on Toronto politics and city-building called Toronto Talks: The Future of Our City, featuring authors Edward Keenan (Some Great Idea) and Ivor Tossell (The Gift of Ford). It’s a reading with a unique format, featuring presenters from various sectors of city life. It promises to be an inspiring evening, so we hope you can join us.” Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Brigantine Room, Tickets $10 (free for students, seniors and youth).