Canadian journalist’s memoir accused of depicting sexual assault as consensual

Film-maker Zoe Greenberg says she raised concerns with Penguin Random House Canada over Leah McLaren’s bookA Canadian film-maker who was allegedly sexually assaulted as a teenager has accused the country’s largest book publisher of knowingly releasing a memoir by one of her alleged assailants that depicts the incident as consensual.In a 6 December post on Medium, Zoe Greenberg claimed she was subjected to a sexual assault in her youth. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-12-08 14:58:26 UTC ]
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In “Molly,” Blake Butler’s pained account of his wife’s death, love demands a near-total exposure of private life. Continue reading at New Yorker

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CBC News analysis finds thousands of Canadian authors, books in controversial dataset used to train AI

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A poignant memoir unfolds the struggle of Cuban Jewish exiles

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'I don't believe that I'm alive right now': Canadian recounts perilous journey from Gaza to Egypt

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