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


  • Marie-Renée Lavoie – La petite et le vieux

Also shortlisted:

  • Guy Delisle – Chroniques de Jérusalem
  • Abla Farhoud – Le sourire de la petite juive
  • Margaret Atwood – La voleuse d'hommes (The Robber Bride)



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Added 11 February 2013.
Updated 09 July 2013.