CBC’s annual Battle of the Books Canada Reads announced their 2013 selections and panelists today at a reception in the broadcaster’s atrium. The books and champions are
- February by Lisa Moore, championed by comedian Trent McClellan
- Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese, championed by Olympic wrestler Carol Huynh
- Away by Jane Urquhart, championed by author Charlotte Gray
- Two Solitudes by Hugh MacLennan, championed by actor Jay Baruchel
- The Age of Hope by David Bergen, championed by broadcaster Ron MacLean
Since Hugh isn’t around anymore to represent his book as author, CBC has asked Doug to stand-in for Hugh and lend his special insight into Hugh’s work and Two Solitudes. Follow along at CBC Books!