One Book One Community: An Evening with Eden Robinson

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Event Details

This is a free event, please register here.  In-person and online ticket options available starting October 21st at 9am

One Book One Community welcomes Eden Robinson on-stage and in-person at Central Library to discuss her acclaimed novel Son of a Trickster.

The first book in Eden Robinson's brilliant and captivating Trickster Trilogy, Son of a Trickster is a striking and precise coming-of-age novel, in which everyday teen existence meets Indigenous beliefs, crazy family dynamics and cannibalistic river otters.

Meet Jared Martin: sixteen-year-old pot cookie dealer, smoker, drinker and son with the scariest mom ever. But Jared's the pot dealer with a heart of gold--really. Compassionate, caring, and nurturing by nature, Jared's determined to help hold his family together--whether that means supporting his dad's new family with the proceeds from his baking or caring for his elderly neighbours. But when it comes to being cared and loved, Jared knows he can't rely on his family. His only source of love and support was his flatulent pit bull Baby, but she's dead. And then there's the talking ravens and the black outs and his grandmother's perpetual suspicion that he is not human, but the son of a trickster.


Copies of Eden's books will be available for sale courtesy of Indigo Kitchener. Book signing to follow.

Event Type(s): 85 Queen
Age Group(s): Adults