Monique Nemni is a Canadian linguist and writer, best known for a series of biographies of former Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau which she cowrote with her husband Max Nemni. She is a retired professor of linguistics at the Université du Québec à Montréal, and a former coeditor of Cité Libre. Max Nemni is a Canadian political scientist and writer. He is a retired professor of political science at Université Laval, and a former coeditor of Cité Libre.rnrnThe first volume of the Trudeau biography, Young Trudeau: Son of Quebec, Father of Canada, 1919-1944, won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing in 2006. The second volume, Trudeau Transformed: The Shaping of a Statesman, 1944-1965, was a shortlisted nominee for the same award in 2011. A third volume, focusing on Trudeau’s career in elected politics after 1965, is slated for future publication.