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Combat des livres is back!

Inspired by the annual Canada Reads debates, five French books will be defended by five passionate readers.

Adaptation of Canada Reads 2018 winner Forgiveness in development with CBC and DCTV

Mark Sakamoto's memoir follows the story of his grandfather Ralph MacLean and grandmother Mitsue Sakamoto during the Second World War.

How different regions engaged with Canada Reads 2018

What Canada Reads looked like for 10 Canadian cities.
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Jeanne Beker, championing Forgiveness, wins Canada Reads 2018

The fashion icon takes the prize for the one book that will open the eyes of Canadians.

5 books to read after Canada Reads 2018

Read all of the great Canada Reads 2018 books? Here are five books you might also like!

Canada Reads 2018: All the highlights

Check out some of the memorable moments from this year's show.

Canada Reads 2018: Mark Sakamoto and Jeanne Beker on Forgiveness

Author Mark Sakamoto and panellist Jeanne Beker reflect on winning the top spot in Canada Reads 2018.

Canada Reads 2018 finale: Watch the replay

Only two books remain. One will become the Canada Reads 2018 champion on March 29, 2018.

How Mark Sakamoto's visit to Ottawa connected the history of family and country

The Canada Reads 2018 contender and author of the memoir Forgiveness joined audience members in the capital to reflect on the book’s title.

Jeanne Beker on the power of the memoir Forgiveness

The Canada Reads panellist on why her book is the one that will open eyes.

Tahmoh Penikett on the importance of hearing stories of struggle and survival

On Day Four, the Canada Reads 2018 panellist talks about hearing and learning from difficult stories.
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Jeanne Beker and Jully Black on the nature of healing

During the Canada Reads 2018 finale, the two panellists got into a heated exchange.

Canada Reads 2018 Day Three: Watch the replay

Three books left. Another title will be voted off the Canada Reads table on March 28, 2018.

Jully Black on how dialogue can start the healing process

The Canada Reads 2018 panellist speaks on how the YA novel The Marrow Thieves kickstarts a conversation all Canadians should take part in.
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Jeanne Beker on the stories of survival that stick with her

On Day Three, the Canada Reads 2018 panellist talks about her parents' accounts of surviving the Holocaust.

Watch The Marrow Thieves trailer in Anishinaabemowin

Watch the Canada Reads trailer for Cherie Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves in Anishinaabemowin.
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Canada Reads panellist Greg Johnson donating copies of Precious Cargo, The Marrow Thieves to 2 Sask. schools

On Day Three of Canada Reads, Greg Johnson announced: "I'm putting my money where my mouth is."

Canada Reads 2018 Day Two: Watch the replay

Four books remain. Another title will be voted off the Canada Reads table on March 27, 2018.
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Tahmoh Penikett on respecting lived experiences

The actor and Canada Reads 2018 panellist on the importance of knowing history.

Greg Johnson on Precious Cargo's message of understanding

On Day Two, panellist Greg Johnson explains his title's important lesson of compassion, delivered through humour.

How the students in New Brunswick brought Canada Reads home

It’s about more than YA novels and sports stories in the high school iteration of Canada Reads.

Canada Reads 2018 Day One: Watch the replay

Five books. Five champions. One title will be voted off the Canada Reads table on March 26, 2018. Watch the first day here.

Mozhdah Jamalzadah on the humanity of The Boat People

On Day One, panellist Mozhdah Jamalzadah explains why she feels The Boat People is a sobering reflection of our times.
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Jully Black on why Indigenous issues are issues for all Canadians

The Canada Reads 2018 panellist, who is defending The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline, shares why she feels the YA novel is required reading for all ages.

Meet the Canada Reads 2018 contenders

Who will win the latest edition of CBC's battle of the books? The debates will take place March 26-29, 2018.