The post-Canada Reads reading list

Like the Canada Reads books and don't know what to read next? Here are 5 great lists to check out -- one inspired by each 2014 contender.

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Canada Reads 2014: Highlight Reel

Canada Reads 2014: Highlight Reel

What a week. Here's a look at some of the most memorable moments of Canada Reads 2014.

Wab Kinew, Joseph Boyden celebrate Canada Reads victory on Q

Wab Kinew, Joseph Boyden celebrate Canada Reads victory on Q

Joseph Boyden and Wab Kinew joined Q and Canada Reads host Jian Ghomeshi on Friday to elaborate further on the insights one can draw from Canada Reads 2014-winning book The Orenda.

 

Battle of the Books  »

Replay all the action from the debates.

Samantha Bee  »

Watch her passionate final defense of Cockroach.

Wab Kinew  »

Watch his powerful spoken word defense.

People's Choice »

The Orenda was also chosen by YOU!



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Jian Ghomeshi reflects on Canada Reads 2014

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VOTE: Which book do you want to see eliminated on Day Four?

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