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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwoodselection, 2004
Life of Pi by Yann Martelselection, 2004
The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches by Gaétan Soucyselection, 2004
A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanchewinner, 2004
Une histoire américaine by Jacques Godboutselection, 2004
By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept by Elizabeth Smartselection, 2005
La chair disparue by Jean-Jacques Pelletierselection, 2005
The Swallower Swallowed by Réjean Ducharmewinner, 2005
Sweet Agony: A Novel by Nancy Hustonselection, 2005
Thérèse et Pierrette à l'école des Saints-Anges by Michel Tremblayselection, 2005
Comment devenir un monstre by Jean Barbeselection, 2006
Deafening by Frances Itaniselection, 2006
Femme de ma vie La by Francine Noëlwinner, 2006
Next Episode by Hubert Aquinselection, 2006
Un petit pas pour l'homme by Stéphane Dompierreselection, 2006
Das Lächeln des Leguans: Roman by Denis Thériaultwinner, 2007
Le poids des ombres by Marie Labergeselection, 2007
D'où viens-tu berger ? by Mathyas Lefebureselection, 2007
Self by Yann Martelselection, 2007
Vamp : roman by Christian Mistralselection, 2007
Barney's Version by Mordecai Richlerselection, 2008
Enchantment and sorrow : the autobiography of Gabrielle Roy by Gabrielle Royselection, 2008
La concièrge du Panthéon by Jacques Godboutselection, 2008
La logeuse by Éric Dupontwinner, 2008
A Season in the Life of Emmanuel by Marie-Claire Blaisselection, 2008
Borderline by Marie-Sissi Labrècheselection, 2009
De Niro's Game by Rawi Hagewinner, 2009
La Fabrication de l'aube by Jean-François Beaucheminselection, 2009
Mistouk by Gérard Bouchardselection, 2009
Vandal Love by D. Y. Bechardselection, 2009
Comment devenir un ange by Jean Barbeselection, 2010
Le Survenant by Germaine Guèvremontselection, 2010
Plainsong: A Novel by Nancy Hustonselection, 2010
The Return by Dany Laferrièrewinner, 2010

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The "Combat des livres" is a "battle of the books" competition on Radio Canada; it is the French version the CBC's Canada Reads. Five celebrity panelists each select and defend a Canadian book (written or translated in French), and then each episode they debate them and vote to eliminate one book per episode; the last book remaining is the winner.
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