The Canada Reads panelists are now busy plotting strategy and sizing up the strengths and weaknesses of their competition.
To give you some insight into what they're thinking and planning, in the weeks leading up to the debates we'll be presenting a podcast of producer Lindsay Michael's conversation with each panelist. The podcast will be posted every Friday.
In today's podcast, we speak to biographer and historian Charlotte Gray
, who is representing Ontario in Canada Reads: Turf Wars. She's defending Away
by Jane Urquhart
. She explains how the book changed her perception of Ontario, why new immigrants will appreciate it, and which contender she sees as her biggest threat.
Listen to the whole podcast in the audio player below.