What do you have a common musician, model, scientific journalist, actor and fashion guru? They are all panelists for Canada reads them 2019. During the four days in March, the five defenders will bring their diverse perspective to this year's theme: One book that will welcome you.
Candidates and selected books are:
Ali Hasan returns to host the third year.
The debate is held on 25-28 March 2019.
They will air at CBC Radio One at 11 o'clock (1 o'clock AT / 1: 30 o'clock in NT), at CBC at 3 o'clock. (3:30 NT), live streaming via CBC Books's Internet at 11am ET and will be available at the free CBC Gem Streaming service.
If you are in Toronto, you can get tickets to be part of a live studio audience.
Meet him Canada reads them Under the candidates for 2019 below.
Chuck Coo and his classmates formed a Simple Plan in 1999. The band has sold more than 15 million albums and has been produced in more than 70 countries around the world. Initially, they launched the Simple Plans Foundation, which raises money for charities dedicated to helping young people in need – from prevention of suicide, to poverty, mental health awareness, music education and drug addiction.
Homes is Abu Bakr al-Rabaei's childhood memoir in Iraq and Syria. Just before a civil war erupted, the Al-Rabbei family left Iraq for security in Homs, Syria. Al Rabeeah was 10 years old when violence began in his new home. He recalls the attacks on his mosque and school, the bombings and the bombings. Now a high school student in Edmonton, Alta., Al Rabbi shares his story with writer Winnie Youn in hopes of bringing greater understanding to Syria.
Lisa Ray is one of the most successful cover models in India and an award-winning actress whose work includes several countries in the film (nominated for an Oscar Water) TV (Top Chef Canada), the theater (John Murrels & # 39; s Taj) and modeling. Ray became a global agent for high-profile cancer and stem cells and was awarded the Diamond Jubilee Service Medal in Canada. Her Amazon Premier Series Four photos more please is now and her next filming is A. R. Rahman 99 songs.
David Chariandy is Brother leads us inside the lives of the sons of the mixed legacy of the Trinidad immigrants. Born in Chariandy's own experience, growing up as a color person in the outskirts of Toronto in Scarborough, the novel is a wonderful meditation on discrimination, agency, sadness and the power of human relations.
Zia Tong is best known as the long-time co-host of the Discovery Channel Daytime planet, which aroused a decade of 2008-2018. Before that Daytime planet, Tong was hosted ZeD of the PS, earning a Gemini award for choosing the viewer to host a lifetime. In 2007, it was hosted and produced Wired science for PBS and The leading edge the network of knowledge. Her book, The Measure of Reality, Coming out in May 2019.
When Max Eisen was 15, he and his family were taken from their home in Auschwitz, where Eisen worked as a slave laborer. He survived the Holocaust and emigrated to Canada in 1949. Eisen visited the world, educating people about the horrors he had suffered during the Second World War. He recorded his memories in deeply moving memoirs With a chance alone.
Janic Truesdale was born in Montreal, best known for his portrayal of Michel Gerrard in the much-loved television series Gilmore girls. He began his television career in the long-running Canadian series He shoots, he achieves and was nominated for the Gemini Award for his role in the Québécois comedy Men and vaccines. Truesdale lives on a part-time job in Los Angeles and part-time in his native Montreal, where he opened a Studio Studio Spin Enerie in 2011.
An English translation of the celebrated novel for 2015, La femme qui fuit, Susan is an imaginary account of Anne of Barbo-Lalalet about the life of her alienated grandmother. A novel that blurs the lines between fact and fiction, Susan tells the story of more than eight decades of artistic and political history through her portrayal of the conflicted woman and the search for her granddaughter's understanding. Susan was translated by Ronda Malins.
Joe Zi is a resident of a television show Stitched in Canada, appeared on ABC Good morning America and their annual performance Oscars, NBC Today, CNN, The Oprah Winfrey Show and previously was a special fashion correspondent Fun Tonight. He is also known for the seven plus years he has spent as a creative director in the magazine Elle. In 2018 he launched the original documentary series Netflix 7 days out, as its executive producer.
Woo-Woo is the dark, witty and touching memory of writer Vancouver, Lindsey Wong, who gives a candid report on the impact of mental illness on her family. Wong gives harsh and emotional views of whispered secrets, dysfunctional ties – and how her grandmother, mother, aunt, and herself, initially accused the mythical "vuuuuuu", the Chinese spirits who torture life for their mental health problems.