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CBC's Canada Reads has announced its 2009 celebrity panel and their five selections. The show will run from March 2 to 6, which leaves you with lots of time to read all of the books on the list. This year's picks are:

  • Fruit (ECW Press) by Brian Francis. Defended by Jen Sookfong Lee.
  • The Outlander (House of Anansi Press) by Gil Adamson. Defended by Nicholas Campbell.
  • The Book of Negroes (HarperCollins Canada) by Lawrence Hill. Defended by Avi Lewis.
  • The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant (Talon Books) by Michel Tremblay and translated by Sheila Fischman. Defended by Anne-Marie Withenshaw
  • Mercy Among the Children (Anchor Canada/ Random House) by David Adams Richards. Defended by Sarah Slean.

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