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After Canada Reads 2018

5/18/2018
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Canada Reads host Ali Hassan is joined on-stage by Cherie Dimaline (author of The Marrow Thieves), Sharon Bala (author of The Boat People) and Omar El Akkad (author of American War), whose novels were debated on CBC's battle of the books in 2018. Together, they discuss what it was like to see their books go head-to-head on a national platform and tackle some of the big issues that arose during the debates. This panel discussion was taped in front of a live audience at the Festival of...

Duration:00:54:28

Canada Reads 2018: Day Four

3/29/2018
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And then there were two. The remaining titles go head to head in the final day of debates.

Duration:00:54:28

Canada Reads 2018: Day Three

3/28/2018
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With three books remaining, panellists discuss starting up necessary conversations through books.

Duration:00:54:28

Canada Reads 2018: Day Two

3/27/2018
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With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.

Duration:00:54:25

Canada Reads 2018: Day One

3/27/2018
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Canada's ultimate battle of the books kicks off!

Duration:00:54:28

Canada Reads 2018: Day One

3/26/2018
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Canada's ultimate battle of the books kicks off!

Duration:00:54:28

Introducing Precious Cargo (episode 6)

3/16/2018
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Canada Reads host Ali Hassan takes a closer look at Craig Davidson's memoir Precious Cargo, which will be defended by Greg Johnson in the battle of the books.

Duration:00:23:44

Introducing The Marrow Thieves (episode 5)

3/16/2018
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In anticipation of Canada Reads 2018, get acquainted with singer Jully Black's chosen book, The Marrow Thieves, written by Cherie Dimaline.

Duration:00:20:42

Introducing Forgiveness (episode 4)

3/16/2018
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Mark Sakamoto's memoir Forgiveness will be defended by fashion icon Jeanne Beker in the Canada Reads 2018 debates.

Duration:00:25:39

Introducing The Boat People (episode 3)

3/16/2018
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Canada Reads host Ali Hassan introduces listeners to Sharon Bala's debut, which will be defended by singer-songwriter Mozhdah Jamalzadah.

Duration:00:23:48

Introducing American War (episode 2)

3/16/2018
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In preparation for Canada Reads 2018, we take a closer look at Omar El Akkad's novel, which will be defended by actor Tahmoh Penikett.

Duration:00:24:28

Get to know Canada Reads (episode 1)

3/16/2018
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An introduction to the great Canadian book debate, for the uninitiated—featuring highlights from past seasons, introduced by Canada Reads host Ali Hassan.

Duration:00:07:40

Canada Reads 2017: The Finale

3/30/2017
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With just Fifteen Dogs and Company Town remaining, who will win this year's Canada Reads?

Duration:00:54:24

Canada Reads 2017: Day Three

3/29/2017
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Three books remain going into day three of Canada Reads.

Duration:00:54:23

Canada Reads 2017: Day Two

3/28/2017
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With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.

Duration:00:54:24

Canada Reads 2017: Day One

3/27/2017
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The ultimate book club battle begins with day one of Canada Reads 2017!

Duration:00:54:25

Canada Reads 2017: Podcast Preview

3/24/2017
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A preview of Canada Reads 2017. Includes interviews with this year's panellists, Chantal Kreviazuk, Humble The Poet, Measha Brueggergosman and Candy Palmater.

Duration:00:41:01