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Feature: January 2012 Archives

Toronto Reads: "The Tiger"

All this week on Here and Now we're previewing this year's Canada Read nominees with people who have a connection to the five books. Today, Laura heard from the host of "The Current", Anna-Maria Tremonti about her fondness for "The Tiger." Listen audio (runs 5:27)


Toronto Reads: "Prisoner of Tehran"

This week, we're featuring conversations with people who have a personal connection to each of the five books selected for this year's Canada Reads. Lily Pourzand's family fled Iran in 1999. She now works for Amnesty International Canada. She shared her perspective of "Prisoner of Tehran" with Laura. Listen audio (runs 6:43)


Toronto Reads: Hearing From Readers

We're launching a new series today. We're hearing from people who are readers of the Top Five Canada Reads books and share a connection to the stories. Like the main character in "Something Fierce, Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter" , Magdalena Diaz and her family fled Chile after the coup of Augusto Pinochet. Laura spoke with her. Listen audio (runs 8:30)