The Meadow

3:00 p.m.

Larger Than Life

Presenters: Michael Hingston (Try Not To Be Strange), Ken McGoogan (Searching for Franklin), and Brett Popplewell (Outsider)

Session Format: Readings, interviews, and discussion

Host: Steven Kraft, CEO at Guelph Public Library

A Caribbean Island where writers are king. A catastrophic Arctic exploration. A marathon-running hermit who once appeared in a Bond film. Michael Hingston, Ken McGoogan and Brett Popplewell discuss the unbelievable-but-true, larger-than-life stories in their new books.

Try Not to Be Strange: The Curious History of the Kingdom of Redonda
Published by Biblioasis

Searching for Franklin: New Answers to the Great Arctic Mystery
Published by Douglas & McIntyre

Outsider: An Old Man, a Mountain and the Search for a Hidden Past
Published by Collins (HarperCollins Canada)

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