Conrad Black will be coming to Grimsby in December as a special addition to the Grimsby Author’s Series.
Black will be speaking on and reading from Rise to Greatness: The History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present.
A former newspaper publisher, author, columnist, and investor, Black marked his 70th birthday in August.
His latest book traces the nation’s history from 874 – 2014 and has been described as a tour de force.
Chronicling Canada’s first inhabitants, early exploration, war and peace, Black celebrates the achievement that is Canada.
He will be speaking Monday, December 8 at Casablanca Winery Inn, refreshments at 7 p.m., reading at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 6 at the Grimsby Library service desk and are $20 each.
Next up in the regular author’s series line-up is Linwood Barclay reading from No Safe House and Miriam Toews reading from her latest All My Puny Sorrows on Monday, October 6.