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An older story.
“Stop the publishing whitewash
The use of a white face on a book about a black child reflects the unfounded view that black faces don’t sell
The American arm of world-renowned Bloomsbury Publishing has found itself at the centre of a controversy over the “whitewashing” of the cover of one of its author’s books. Although the book, by Australian author Justine Larbalestier, is about a black child, the publishers originally decided to use an image of a white child on the book’s cover.”

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An older story.

Stop the publishing whitewash

The use of a white face on a book about a black child reflects the unfounded view that black faces don’t sell

The American arm of world-renowned Bloomsbury Publishing has found itself at the centre of a controversy over the “whitewashing” of the cover of one of its author’s books. Although the book, by Australian author Justine Larbalestier, is about a black child, the publishers originally decided to use an image of a white child on the book’s cover.”


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The author responds

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