Quebec Libraries Remove the Works of Gabriel Matzneff

In Quebec, public libraries in Montreal and Gatineau have withdrawn the works of Gabriel Matzneff from their collections.

In France, the police are investigating Matzneff, once a celebrated author, for having sex with youngsters.

 

REPORTAGE

Sandra Abma of CBC News reports:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/library-censorship-gabriel-matzneff-gatineau-opl-1.5426244

 

In La Presse, Raphael Pirro reports:

https://www.lapresse.ca/arts/litterature/202001/08/01-5256130-matzneff-retire-godbout-reste-a-la-grande-bibliotheque.php

 

Basem Boshra of CTV News reports:

https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/grande-bibliotheque-in-montreal-removes-works-by-gabriel-matzneff-french-writer-accused-of-rape-1.4756981

 

COMMENTARY

In Le Devoir, Pierre Trudel comments:

https://www.ledevoir.com/opinion/chroniques/571214/recits-litteraires-et-recits-criminels

 

The writers’ union of Quebec (UNEQ) comments:

https://www.uneq.qc.ca/2020/01/17/mise-au-point-affaire-gabriel-matzneff/

 

In Le Devoir, Jean-François Nadeau comments:

https://www.ledevoir.com/opinion/chroniques/570672/censure-en-enfer

 

In La Presse, Paul Journet comments:

https://www.lapresse.ca/debats/editoriaux/202001/11/01-5256474-matzneff-et-le-mythe-de-la-pente-glissante.php