Canada Reads

Canada Reads 2020 Day Two: Watch the replay

Four books remain in Canada's annual title fight! Check out all the action from the second day of debates here.
Four are left in the game on the second day of the great Canadian book debate. Which title will be the next to go? 59:02

It's Day Two of Canada Reads 2020! Radicalized by Cory Doctorow was eliminated on Day One, which means its defender, Akil Augustine, is a free agent.

It's now down to four contending books — which one will be the next to go?

Watch the recap of Day Two on this page or find other ways and times to tune in here.

The second round of Canada's annual battle of the books (July 21, 2020) was passionate and at times heated as the contending panellists went head-to-head on why their book is "the one that will bring Canada into focus."

Moderated by host Ali Hassan, the panellists assessed the writing and style of the contending books and discussed the literary themes of accessibility, voice and empathy — with the ensuing debates leading to a suspenseful final vote.

Check this link to find out which book was voted off on Day Two of Canada Reads 2020.

The contenders and their chosen books are:

Here's where you can watch the other days of debate:


Here are some other ways you can tune into Canada Reads 2020:

ON THE RADIO: Canada Reads will air on CBC Radio at 11:05 a.m. ET, CT, MT, PT; at 1:05 p.m. in Atlantic Canada; and at 1:35 p.m. in Newfoundland and Labrador. A repeat of the show will air at 10:05 p.m. local time, 10:35 p.m. in Newfoundland and Labrador.

ON TV: CBC TV will broadcast Canada Reads at 4 p.m. local time.

PODCAST: New episodes of Canada Reads will be posted daily on CBC and on iTunes.

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