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Town of York Historical Society Annual Fall Author Series 2023: Adam Bunch

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Join us on October 19th for the second evening presentation of our Annual Fall Author’s Series!

Adam Bunch will present on his popular publication “The Toronto Book of the Dead” as he explores Toronto history through the lives lived and the deaths of those who made the ever-changing city their final resting place.

With morbid tales of war and plague, duels and executions, suicides and séances, Toronto’s past is filled with stories whose endings were anything but peaceful. In this book, Adam Bunch delves into these stories: from ancient First Nations burial mounds to the grisly murder of Toronto’s first lighthouse keeper; from the rise and fall of the city’s greatest Victorian baseball star to the final days of the world’s most notorious anarchist.

About the Author:
Adam Bunch is the author of The Toronto Book of the Dead and The Toronto Book of Love, the host of the Canadiana documentary series, and the creator of the Toronto History Weekly newsletter. He teaches history at George Brown College and his writing has appeared in The Toronto Star, Spacing Magazine and The Huffington Post among other places. His work popularizing Canadian history was recognized with an honourable mention for a Governor General’s Award in 2012. For more information visit


October 19
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Town of York Historical Society
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