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In addition to the engaging conversations and the usual author backgrounds and historical contexts, Janna discusses symbolism, metaphors, imagery, stylistic techniques used by the authors, literary terms and genres, and so much more.  

You will find that your knowledge of techniques used in one book may apply to your readings of other books, making you an “educated” reader for life!

About Janna


Janna Nadler has a B.Ed. and a Ph.D. in English Literature and has taught courses in Canadian Literature, Canadian Studies, and Children’s Literature for the University of Toronto and McMaster University.  Janna has been facilitating BookTalks for over 15 years.  Janna enjoys lecturing at Book Clubs throughout the city, where there are no exams and no grades – just good reading and great discussion. Janna also teaches senior high school English at a private High School in Toronto.

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