Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

See John Irving Live on CBC's "The Hour"

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See John Irving Live on CBC's "The Hour"

On Monday, October 19th at 2:00 p.m. acclaimed author John Irving will be in the CBC studios in Toronto as a guest on "The Hour." To be part of the live studio audience, go to

For more information, contact Jeff Perrin at 416.205.7636 or email

John Irving's novel The World According to Garp won the National Book Award in 1980. In 1992, Irving was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. In 2000, he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules – which itself garnered seven Academy Award nominations. In 2001, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In his twelfth novel, Last Night in Twisted River, Irving returns to his signature New England for a story spanning five decades.

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