Q

Jael Richardson's book pick: We Begin Our Ascent by Joe Mungo Reed

Jael Richardson discusses her summer read recommendation and it's all about the Tour de France: We Begin Our Ascent by Joe Mungo Reed.
Jael Richardson discusses her summer read recommendation, We Begin Our Ascent, by Joe Mungo Reed. (Jo Hanley/Simon & Schuster Canada)
Listen5:27

Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by every two weeks to fill you in on a new book to check out. Today, she'll talk about We Begin Our Ascent by Joe Mungo Reed. The story is set against the backdrop and drama of the Tour de France, the gruelling cycling race that happens over 23 days, and which also happens to be on right now.

Produced by Beza Seife

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.