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Barnes & Noble pulls controversial ‘Diverse Editions’ campaign after backlash against ‘tone-deaf’ redesigned book covers

Barnes & Noble announced it would pull its controversial Diverse Editions campaign, a Black History Month initiative in partnership with Penguin Random House, following significant social media backlash to the effort. The campaign included the release of classic novels featuring images of ethnically diverse protagonists on a redesigned cover. “The […]
Barnes & Noble pulls controversial ‘Diverse Editions’ campaign after backlash against ‘tone-deaf’ redesigned book covers