Day One: Prisoner of Tehran is the first book to go

In a dramatic tie-breaking vote, Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat was the first book to be knocked out in Canada Reads 2012.


If you missed the day one debates, you can replay the video and the live chat below:

One book down, four books remain. Which book do you want to see win it all? Let us know in the comments below for a chance to win a Canada Reads prize pack -- signed copies of all five books! We'll draw the winner randomly from all the comments on Tuesday morning!

Here's how the day one vote went down:

Alan Thicke: Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat

Stacey McKenzie: The Game by Ken Dryden

Arlene Dickinson: The Tiger by John Vaillant

Shad: The Tiger by John Vaillant

Anne-France Goldwater: Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat

Result: Two-way tie. Stacey McKenzie cast the tie-breaking vote and Prisoner of Tehran was eliminated.

Catch Canada Reads on CBC Radio One at 11 a.m. (11:30 in Newfoundland) or at 8 p.m. (8:30 in Newfoundland), on CBC's documentary channel at 7:00 p.m. ET or at midnight ET.

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