Today is Day One of Canada Reads 2012, CBC's annual elimination book tournament. With five titles in the running to be named Canada's must-read book of the year (and the first non-fiction contest in the history of the series), the Canada Reads panelists made the case for their selected books today on CBC's Radio One.
We asked them to give us a sneak peek of their picks and the reasons why we should read their favourite books. Here is an exclusive clip of each panelist advocating for their choice for Canada Reads:
So what was the first book voted out? And what else happened on Day One? Take a visit to the Canada Reads website to get all the latest developments.
You can also check out the trailers for each of the books:
The Tiger by John Vaillant
Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat
Something Fierce by Carmen Aguirre
The Game by Ken Dryden
On A Cold Road by Dave Bidini
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