Canada Reads 2019

In Toronto? See the Canada Reads 2019 contenders in conversation at the Toronto Reference Library

Come hear from the Canada Reads 2019 contenders at the Toronto Reference Library on Jan. 31, 2019.
Join the Canada Reads 2019 panellists and authors at a live event at the Toronto Public Library on Jan. 31, 2019. (Peter Power/CBC)

CBC Books will be announcing the Canada Reads 2019 contenders on Jan. 31, 2019.

If you're in Toronto, you can join Canada Reads host Ali Hassan at the Toronto Reference Library for a conversation with the 2019 panellists and the authors of the books they chose to defend.

When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2019
Where: The Toronto Reference Library Atrium (789 Yonge Street) 

The event is free-of-charge and open to the public. No registration is required to attend.

You can get more details on the Toronto Public Library's website.

The final five books will be chosen from the Canada Reads 2019 longlist. The longlist is comprised of 15 Canadian works of fiction and nonfiction, which speak to this year's theme: One Book To Move You. Spanning separations and reconciliations, wars of the past and present, personal histories and imagined futures, these titles will disturb and disrupt, inspire and incite, and move readers to feel, to think and to act.

The Canada Reads 2019 longlist is: 

The Canada Reads 2019 debates will take place March 25-28, 2019.



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