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Mission-Driven Indie Bookstores Drop J.K. Rowling's Books

Three mission-driven indie bookstores well-known for their commitment to social justice have ceased stocking books written by J.K. Rowling, accusing the Harry Potter author of promoting hatred towards transgender people. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Foundation abolishes Baroness Nicholson's role

The Trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation have abolished the post of honorary vice president, previously held by Baroness Emma Nicholson. The decision followed controversy on social media surrounding Nicholson's views on same-sex marriage and her attitude to trans people. A statement this... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 23:17:06 UTC ]
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Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books

Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-15 08:00:15 UTC ]
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