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


  • Dany Laferrière – L'énigme du retour

Also shortlisted:

  • Jean Barbe – Comment devenir un ange
  • Patrice Desbiens – L'Homme invisible
  • Germaine Guèvremont – Le survenant
  • Nancy Huston – Cantique des plaines



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Added 21 March 2010.
Updated 11 February 2013.