The CBC has announced the panelists and titles for the next Canada Reads, which runs March 3–6, 2014.
This year’s panelists are:
Philanthropist and activist Stephen Lewis defending The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
Journalist and activist Wab Kinew defending The Orenda by Joseph Boyden
Olympic medalist Donovan Bailey defending Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
Comedian Samantha Bee defending Cockroach by Rawi Hage
Actress Sarah Gadon defending Annabel by Kathleen Winter