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


  • Perrine Leblanc – L'homme blanc

Also shortlisted:

  • Danielle Trussart – Le train pour Samarcande
  • David Gilmour – L’école des films
  • Dany Laferrière – Comment faire l'amour avec un nègre sans se fatiguer
  • Émile Ollivier – Mère-Solitude



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Added 11 February 2013.
Updated 11 February 2013.