Tuesday January 31, 2017
It's here: the Canada Reads short list and panelists revealed!
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- It's here: the Canada Reads short list and panelists revealed!
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We are mere months away from CBC's annual battle of the books, Canada Reads, and it's time to reveal the final five books and their defenders. Below are the finalists:
- Chantal Kreviazuk defending The Right to Be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier.
- Humble The Poet defending Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis.
- Tamara Taylor defending Company Town by Madeline Ashby.
- Candy Palmater defending The Break by Katherena Vermette.
- Jody Mitic defending Nostalgia by M.G. Vassanji.
Canada Reads will take place from March 27-30, and will be hosted by Ali Hassan. For more information, head over to CBC Books.
— Produced by Cora Nijhawan