7.3.07

CBC Bans Yann Martel from reading from Mein Kampf

Anyone else think it's ironic that the CBC told award-winning author Yann Martel not to read the Nazi book during Freedom to Read Week? Martel explains, “It’s a horrible book, but a horribly important book, because you get in the brain of one of the monsters of the 20th century."

More here. Also, here's a link to audio of the interview.

1 comment:

Josh said...

I'd like to hear your thoughts on this.

I went on CJAD radio yesterday to discuss this exact topic!