Canada Reads 2014: Day One Live

Here are some photos from Day One!

It was a great first day of debates, with the panelists opening with some truly eloquent and impassioned arguments for their books. (Farhang Ghajar/CBC)

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This year's panelists get the show started with host Jian Ghomeshi. (Farhang Ghajar/CBC)

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Actress Sarah Gadon is defending Annabel by Kathleen Winter. (Farhang Ghajar/CBC)
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Wab Kinew had one of the many highlights of the morning when he launched into a spoken word performance during his time defending Joseph Boyden's The Orenda.
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Stephen Lewis, as one would expect, offered intellectual and insightful perspectives on the books. (Farhang Ghajar/CBC)

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Donovan Bailey offered a vigorous debate of Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan. (Farhang Ghajar/CBC)
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Samantha Bee had an emotional moment when defending Cockroach, by Rawi Hage, shedding a few tears when discussing the painful immigrant experience depicted in the story. (Farhang Ghajar/CBC)

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