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Canada Reads 2015 asks What is the One Book to Break Barriers?

 

Watch for the debates that take place March 16th to 19th.

Hosted by Wab Kinew this year’s defenders and contenders are:

From left, the 2015 Canada Reads panelists Cameron Bailey, Kristin Kreuk, Wab Kinew, Martha Wainwright, Elaine 'Lainey' Lui, and Craig Kielburger. (Pascal Chiarello/CBC)
From left, the 2015 Canada Reads panelists Cameron Bailey, Kristin Kreuk, Wab Kinew, Martha Wainwright, Elaine ‘Lainey’ Lui, and Craig Kielburger. (Pascal Chiarello/CBC)

Cameron Bailey defends Ru by Kim Thúy, translated by Sheila Fischman: http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadareads2015/www.cbc.ca/books/2015/02/canada-reads-2015-broadcast-details.html

Kristin Kreuk defends Intolerable by Kamal Al-Solaylee: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/kristin-kreuk-defends-intolerable-by-kamal-al-solaylee.html

Craig Kielburger defends The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/craig-kielburger-defends-the-inconvenient-indian-by-thomas-king.html

Elaine “Lainey” Lui defends When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/elaine-lainey-lui-defends-when-everything-feels-like-the-movies-by-raziel-reid.html

Martha Wainwright defends And the Birds Rained Down by Jocelyne Saucier, translated by Rhonda Mullins: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/martha-wainwright-defends-and-the-birds-rained-down-by-jocelyne-saucier.html

Watch and listen to the debates online: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/02/canada-reads-2015-broadcast-details.html

You can purchase the books in this year’s debate at Chapters and Indigo…..online or in store. Chapters and Indigo are sponsors of Canada Reads.

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