Why Tahmoh Penikett is championing American War for Canada Reads

Actor Tahmoh Penikett explains why Omar El Akkad's debut novel should win this year's battle of the books.
Tahmoh Penikett is defending American War by Omar El Akkad. (CBC)

CBC's annual battle of the books continues. Our next Canada Reads champion hails from Whitehorse and is known for his roles in Battlestar Galactica, Supernatural and the new Netflix series, Altered Carbon. Actor Tahmoh Penikett tells Tom Power why Omar El Akkad's debut novel American War should win Canada Reads 2018.

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