first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Login/Register With:center_img Advertisement Twitter And then there was one: Jeanne Beker is the winner of Canada Reads 2018, with the book she defended, Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto, surviving the final elimination vote on March 29, 2018.The fashion icon and TV host successfully presented her case about why the memoir — which follows Sakamoto‘s maternal grandfather as a Prisoner of War in Japan during the Second World War while his paternal Japanese-Canadian grandmother is interned in Canada — is the one book that will open Canada’s eyes.Beker ultimately bested runner-up American War, Omar El Akkad‘s dystopian novel which was defended by actor Tahmoh Penikett. Beker won in a 3-2 vote on the final day.last_img

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