Combat des livres


Over the course of a week, five prominent Canadians each defend a book they believe everyone should read. One title is eliminated every day until only one remains. Le Combat des livres ("Battle of the Books") airs on Radio-Canada annually.

indicates a review is available for the English version of that book

See also: Canada Reads


  • Parfum de poussière (De Niro's Game) – Rawi Hage, trans. Sophie Voillot

Also shortlisted:

  • La fabrication de l'aube – Jean-François Beauchemin
  • Vandal Love – D.Y Béchard
  • Borderline – Marie-Sissi Labrèche
  • Mistouk – Gérard Bouchard



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Added 03 April 2009.
Updated 21 March 2010.