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Canada Reads from CBC Radio

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Canada Reads from CBC Radio

Canada Reads from CBC Radio

CBC Radio

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Plays
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The CBC's great Canadian book debate returns. Five prominent Canadians have each selected the one book that they believe all of Canada should read. After each day's debate, they will vote to eliminate one book, until only the winner remains.

Latest Episodes

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Homes (episode six)

Canada Reads host Ali Hassan takes a closer look at Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung's book Homes, which will be defended by drummer Chuck Comeau in the battle of the books.

25 MIN2019 MAR 15
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Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Homes (episode six)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Suzanne (episode five)

In anticipation of Canada Reads 2019, get acquainted with actor Yanic Truesdale's chosen book, Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, translated by Rhonda Mullins.

23 MIN2019 MAR 15
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Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Suzanne (episode five)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know By Chance Alone (episode four)

Holocaust survivor Max Eisen's memoir By Chance Alone will be defended by science journalist and broadcaster Ziya Tong in the Canada Reads 2019 debates.

22 MIN2019 MAR 15
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Canada Reads 2019: Get to know By Chance Alone (episode four)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know The Woo-Woo (episode three)

Canada Reads host Ali Hassan introduces listeners to Lindsay Wong's darkly comedic memoir The Woo-Woo, which will be championed by fashion guru Joe Zee.

22 MIN2019 MAR 15
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Canada Reads 2019: Get to know The Woo-Woo (episode three)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Brother (episode two)

In preparation for Canada Reads 2019, we take a closer look at David Charinady's novel Brother, which will be defended by actor and model Lisa Ray.

21 MIN2019 MAR 15
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Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Brother (episode two)

Get to know Canada Reads 2019 (episode one)

An introduction to the great Canadian book debate, for the uninitiated-featuring highlights from past seasons, introduced by Canada Reads host Ali Hassan.

9 MIN2019 MAR 15
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Get to know Canada Reads 2019 (episode one)

Canada Reads 2019: Day One

Canada's ultimate battle of the books kicks off! Hosted by Ali Hassan, listen as Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau champion one book they think all of Canada should read. The five defenders bring their diverse perspectives to this year's theme: One Book to Move You.

54 MIN2019 MAR 25
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Canada Reads 2019: Day One

Canada Reads 2019: Day Two

With one book down and four remaining, the debates roll on. Hosted by Ali Hassan, listen as Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau discuss the writing and setting of the four books still on the table.

54 MIN2019 MAR 26
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Canada Reads 2019: Day Two

Canada Reads 2019: Day Three

With only three books remaining, the debates get spirited. Panellists Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau discuss the portrayal of loss and the power of hope in the books still left on the table. The debates are hosted by Ali Hassan.

54 MIN2019 MAR 27
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Canada Reads 2019: Day Three

Canada Reads 2019: Day Four

The final two books go head to head in the last round of debates. Who will win Canada Reads 2019? Listen as panellists Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau discuss which book is the one book to move all of Canada. The debates are hosted by Ali Hassan.

54 MIN2019 MAR 28
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Day Four

Latest Episodes

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Homes (episode six)

Canada Reads host Ali Hassan takes a closer look at Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung's book Homes, which will be defended by drummer Chuck Comeau in the battle of the books.

25 MIN2019 MAR 15
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Homes (episode six)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Suzanne (episode five)

In anticipation of Canada Reads 2019, get acquainted with actor Yanic Truesdale's chosen book, Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, translated by Rhonda Mullins.

23 MIN2019 MAR 15
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Suzanne (episode five)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know By Chance Alone (episode four)

Holocaust survivor Max Eisen's memoir By Chance Alone will be defended by science journalist and broadcaster Ziya Tong in the Canada Reads 2019 debates.

22 MIN2019 MAR 15
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Get to know By Chance Alone (episode four)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know The Woo-Woo (episode three)

Canada Reads host Ali Hassan introduces listeners to Lindsay Wong's darkly comedic memoir The Woo-Woo, which will be championed by fashion guru Joe Zee.

22 MIN2019 MAR 15
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Get to know The Woo-Woo (episode three)

Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Brother (episode two)

In preparation for Canada Reads 2019, we take a closer look at David Charinady's novel Brother, which will be defended by actor and model Lisa Ray.

21 MIN2019 MAR 15
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Get to know Brother (episode two)

Get to know Canada Reads 2019 (episode one)

An introduction to the great Canadian book debate, for the uninitiated-featuring highlights from past seasons, introduced by Canada Reads host Ali Hassan.

9 MIN2019 MAR 15
Comments
Get to know Canada Reads 2019 (episode one)

Canada Reads 2019: Day One

Canada's ultimate battle of the books kicks off! Hosted by Ali Hassan, listen as Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau champion one book they think all of Canada should read. The five defenders bring their diverse perspectives to this year's theme: One Book to Move You.

54 MIN2019 MAR 25
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Day One

Canada Reads 2019: Day Two

With one book down and four remaining, the debates roll on. Hosted by Ali Hassan, listen as Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau discuss the writing and setting of the four books still on the table.

54 MIN2019 MAR 26
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Day Two

Canada Reads 2019: Day Three

With only three books remaining, the debates get spirited. Panellists Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau discuss the portrayal of loss and the power of hope in the books still left on the table. The debates are hosted by Ali Hassan.

54 MIN2019 MAR 27
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Day Three

Canada Reads 2019: Day Four

The final two books go head to head in the last round of debates. Who will win Canada Reads 2019? Listen as panellists Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau discuss which book is the one book to move all of Canada. The debates are hosted by Ali Hassan.

54 MIN2019 MAR 28
Comments
Canada Reads 2019: Day Four
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