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October 9, 2012
Winner of 2012 Toronto Book Award to be announced Thursday
  
Toronto City Councillor Gary Crawford (Ward 36 Scarborough Southwest), representing the City, along with Jane Pyper, the Toronto Public Library’s City Librarian, will announce the winner of the 2012 Toronto Book Award tomorrow at the Toronto Reference Library. CBC Radio’s Matt Galloway will be the emcee for the awards reception.

Date: Thursday, October 11
Time: 6 p.m. (reception), 7 p.m. (welcome remarks and awards presentation)
Location: Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St.

The finalists for the 2012 Toronto Book Awards are Dave Bidini for his biography, Writing Gordon Lightfoot: The Man, the Music, and the World in 1972 (McClelland & Stewart); Andrew J. Borkowski for his collection of short stories, Copernicus Avenue (Cormorant Books Inc.); Farzana Doctor for her novel, Six Metres of Pavement (Dundurn Press); Michele Landsberg for her collection of columns, Writing the Revolution (Second Story Press); and Suzanne Robertson, for her collection of poetry, Paramita, Little Black (Guernica Editions).

Toronto Public Library is the world's busiest urban public library system. Every year, more than 19 million people visit our branches in neighbourhoods across the city and borrow over 33 million items. To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our website at torontopubliclibrary.ca or call Answerline at 416-393-7131. For all the latest buzz about the library follow us on Twitter @torontolibrary.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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