Books·Canada Reads 2018

Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson defended Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson on Canada Reads 2018.

Defended Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson

Greg Johnson defended Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson. (CBC)

Greg Johnson defended Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson on Canada Reads 2018. Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto, defended by Jeanne Beker, was the winner of Canada Reads 2018.

Greg Johnson is one of North America's top professional storm-chasers and severe weather experts. Selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Explorers by Canadian Geographic Magazine, he is also an accomplished photographer, speaker and workshop leader. A graduate of Acadia University, he has turned his passion for capturing nature's most beautiful and deadly displays of severe weather into a full-time career, and is best known for his work on the show, Tornado Hunters

Canada Reads

Watch the 2018 Canada Reads panellists & authors in conversation with Gill Deacon

6 years ago
Duration 1:07:45
The Canada Reads defenders and authors took the stage in Toronto to discuss the five books that will be championed on CBC's battle of the books from March 26-29, 2018. Here and Now's Gill Deacon hosted the event in the Glenn Gould Studio.

Greg Johnson: Defender of Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson

5 years ago
Duration 1:28
Canada Reads panellist Greg Johnson explains that he'll use humour to influence the opinions of his fellow competitors.

Canada Reads: 'You never know what's going to happen'

6 years ago
Duration 2:10
The 2018 Canada Reads panellists share a few strategies and discuss their competition style.

Other interviews

The Canada Reads 2018 contenders