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Oprah and Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt interview will air tomorrow on Apple TV+.

The debate around Jeanine Cummins’ controversial novel American Dirt will continue on March 6th when a new episode of Oprah’s Book Club airs at midnight (ET) on Apple TV+. The two-part episode centers on the Oprah Book Club selection that stirred one of the most vociferous discussions about race... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 17:53:35 UTC ]
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Oprah Interview with 'American Dirt' Author Airs March 6 at Midnight

Oprah Winfrey's interview with Jeanine Cummins, the embattled author or 'American Dirt,' which was criticized by Latinx activists for containing stereotypical depictions of Mexican immigrants, will air on March 6 at midnight. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Before “American Dirt,” There Was “The Korean Angela’s Ashes”

THE CONTRETEMPS OVER Jeanine Cummins’s American Dirt revolves around a narrative of a publishing industry eager for blockbusters, white authors who inhabit the stories of marginalized people, and embarrassment when the multiple flaws and tone-deaf passages of the hyped-up book are exposed.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-05 18:00:58 UTC ]
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‘American Dirt’: Who gets to tell your story?

The publisher of Jeanine Cummins’ novel “American Dirt” canceled her book tour Wednesday, saying she has received death threats. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-01-30 19:02:00 UTC ]
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Publisher cancels ‘American Dirt’ book tour: ‘Serious mistakes’ and ‘concerns about safety’

The 13 events left to promote the highly anticipated -- and then, highly-condemned -- novel will instead be replaced by town hall-style discussions between the author, Jeanine Cummins, and critics of the book. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-30 12:25:04 UTC ]
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Publisher Of Controversial ‘American Dirt’ Cancels Author Tour Amid Security Concerns

The latest Oprah's Book Club pick by Jeanine Cummins, a white woman, has been widely criticized for stereotypical depictions of Mexicans and migration. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-29 21:08:32 UTC ]
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'American Dirt' publisher cancels entire book tour due to 'safety' concerns

'American Dirt' publisher Flatiron Books announced on Wednesday that it was canceling its book tour with Jeanine Cummins. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 20:47:11 UTC ]
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‘American Dirt’ is a novel about Mexicans by a writer who isn’t. For some, that’s a problem.

“I wished someone slightly browner than me would write it,” said Jeanine Cummins, the author of the highly anticipated book. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-22 12:23:18 UTC ]
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This Is The Controversy Behind Oprah's Latest Book Club Pick, 'American Dirt'

Jeanine Cummins' book has been lauded by Stephen King and Lauren Groff, but also lambasted as "problematic," "harmful" and "brownfacing." Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-21 23:31:13 UTC ]
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Jeanine Cummins's New Novel Is a Harrowing Immigrant's Tale

The author's latest, 'American Dirt,' follows the story of a mother crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with her son. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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