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    Wordfest, continued: Adrienne Clarkson, Wade Davis, & Patrick deWitt

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    Here's another reason to love Wordfest. Even after the annual festival has ended this fabulous organization continues to bring world-class authors to Calgary. So if you've missed out on the action between October 11 - 16, or were left wanting more, check out these upcoming events, all of which take place in the John Dutton theatre at the Central library:

    WordFest presents Adrienne Clarkson

    Tuesday, November 1

    7pm, John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library

    Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson presents Room For All of Us, a collection of personal stories that explore the immigrant experience. This event will also feature Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

    WordFest presents Wade Davis

    Wednesday, November 9

    7pm, John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library

    Wade Davis, a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, presents Into the Silence: the Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest.

    WordFest presents Patrick deWitt

    Tuesday, December 6

    7pm, John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library

    Author Patrick deWitt shares from his new book, The Sisters Brothers. This novel has achieved international success and is one of the most highly acclaimed and awarded books of 2011.

    For tickets, visit


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