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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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The most interesting adman in the world

Albert Lasker had a hand in influencing professional baseball, Planned Parenthood, the North American breakfast and not one, but two presidential elections.

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The Self-Taught Philosopher

Naheed Mustafa tells the story of philosopher-physician Ibn Tufayl who wrote the first Arabic novel "Hayy ibn Yaqzan".

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[mp3 file: runs00:53:59]

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Captain Underpants creator speaks

Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey talks to q guest host Ali Hassan about his struggles as a dyslexic kid with ADD

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Soundgarden producer remembers Chris Cornell

Music producer Michael Beinhorn recalls the darkness behind the grunge rock pioneer's immense talent.

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[mp3 file: runs00:46:00]

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Canada Reads 2017: The Finale

With just Fifteen Dogs and Company Town remaining, who will win this year's Canada Reads?

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Canada Reads 2017: Day Three

Three books remain going into day three of Canada Reads.

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Canada Reads 2017: Day Two

With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.

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Canada Reads 2017: Day One

The ultimate book club battle begins with day one of Canada Reads 2017!

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Canada Reads 2017: Podcast Preview

A preview of Canada Reads 2017. Includes interviews with this year's panellists, Chantal Kreviazuk, Humble The Poet, Measha Brueggergosman and Candy Palmater.

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