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Canada Reads

 

Canada Reads

In this annual title fight, five celebrity panelists defend their favourite work of Canadian fiction. One by one, books are voted off the list, until one panelist triumphs with the book for Canada to read this year.

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Found: a 17th century map stuffed in a Scottish chimney

You never quite know what you might find when you're renovating your house.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:37]

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Gamergate and the "alt-right"

Emma Vosen looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.

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You're a bad driver

Even with hands-free devices, you're still a distracted driver

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The joys of playing Lorelai Gilmore

The Gilmore Girls star discusses the past, present and potential future of the cult TV show which just returned as a Netflix miniseries.

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Canada Reads 2016: Finale

A rousing final debate ends with a nail-biting vote. Who will be declared winner of Canada Reads 2016?

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Canada Reads 2016: Day Three

Another novel was voted off the #CanadaReads bookshelf on Day 3, as panellists delve into prose, plot and character.

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Canada Reads 2016: Day Two

Sparks fly on day two, as panellists debate whether a Canada Reads book should be set in Canada.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:55]


Canada Reads 2016: Day One

Day One of CBC's annual battle of the books kicks off!

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