Canada Reads: Why Yanic Truesdale is championing Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette's novel Suzanne

Actor Yanic Truesdale, who you may recognize as Michel on Gilmore Girls, discusses why he's defending Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette for this year's battle of the books.
Gilmore Girls actor Yanic Truesdale is defending Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette and translated by Rhonda Mullins. (CBC)

Canada Reads, CBC's annual battle of the books, is back at the end of this month for another round of high-stakes debate. This year's theme is "one book to move you."

If you've tuned into q over the past few weeks, you might have heard from some of this year's panellists already. Actor Yanic Truesdale, who you may recognize as Michel on Gilmore Girls, joins Tom Power to share why he's defending Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette's novel Suzanne, translated by Rhonda Mullins.

You can catch the Canada Reads debates starting on March 25 on CBC Radio One, CBC Television and at cbc.ca/books. The debates will also be available on Gem, CBC's free streaming service. 

— Produced by ​Vanessa Greco

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