Bowing to pressure, French publisher Gallimard suspends plans to reprint a compendium of "violently antisemitic pamphlets" by novelist Louis-Ferdinand Celine.
French publishing house Gallimard cancels plan to reissue a collection of the controversial writer’s essays from the late 1930s after sparking uproar
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