CBC’s Canada Reads brings a friendly “battle of the books” to Quebec City

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Photo: Natalie Keller

Host Saroja Coelho interviewed panellists Neil Bissoondath, Charles Bender, Mary McCown, Bernard Gilles and Daniel Grenier.

I’m going to let the audience in on a little secret. Daniel, did you like your book?” asks host Saroja Coelho. “I loved hating it,” sarcastically replies the panellist – one of five, each presenting a novel by a Canadian author and defending its relevance (or not) to readers today.