Well, the time has come…

TGF v5


The Germ Files is out and soon will be on store shelves everywhere in Canada and the United States. If you’re not in these countries and your bookseller won’t carry it, you can always find the book online here:



Thanks to the team at Penguin Random House, I’ll be giving talks about making the best of our relationship with germs. Although it’s not the official title, I am thinking of calling the tour:

(What incredible artwork by Illustrator Celia Krampien for the Globe and Mail)

So, if you would like to see me in person, have a book signed, or purchase on on site (only $20!), all you have to do is attend one of the following events. The list may grow as I am still getting requests but these are confirmed.


February 10, 2016 
Don Mills Public Library – 888 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto
Time: 7:00 pm
Phone: 416-395-5710
More information: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT222012&R=EVT222012

February 11, 2016
Runnymede Public Library – 2178 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON
Time: 7:00 pm
Phone: 416-393-7697
More information: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT221584&R=EVT221584

February 18, 2016
Richview Public Library – 1806 Islington Avenue, Toronto, ON
Time: TBD
Phone: 416-394-5120
More information: http://penguinrandomhouse.ca/events/jason-tetro-richview-public-library-1806-islington-ave

February 22, 2016
Burlington Public Library Central Branch, – 2331 New St., Burlington, ON
Time: 7:00 pm
Phone: 905-639-3611
More Information: http://penguinrandomhouse.ca/events/jason-tetro-meet-author-burlington-public-library-central-branch-2331-new-st

February 29, 2016
Leaside Public Library – 165 McRae St., Toronto, ON
Time: TBD
Phone: 416-396-3835
More information: http://penguinrandomhouse.ca/events/jason-tetro-leaside-public-library-165-mcrae-st

March 3, 2016
Agincourt Public Library – 155 Bonis Avenue, Toronto, ON
Time: 6:30 pm
Phone: 416-396-8943
More information: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT231745&R=EVT231745

March 23, 2016
Octopus Books – 116 Third Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Time: 7:00pm
Phone: 613-233-2589
More information to come.

April 19, 2016
Books and Brunch with A Different Drummer Books
More information: http://penguinrandomhouse.ca/events/jason-tetro-different-drummer-book-and-author-series-burlington-golf-and-country-club-422

So, set your calendars and try to come and see how we can learn to live with germs and hopefully, how to love them as well.