Lionel Shriver attacks Penguin publisher's inclusion policy

Lionel Shriver attacks Penguin publisher's inclusion policy
 

Writer Lionel Shriver has accused publisher Penguin Random House of putting diversity ahead of quality.
It says new authors should reflect the UK population by 2025, "taking into account ethnicity, gender, sexuality, social mobility and disability".
The company said: "Books shape our culture, and this should not be driven only by people who come from a narrow section of society."
It has also said job applicants would no longer need to have a degree.
The We Need to Talk About Kevin author said the publishers were "drunk on virtue".
Writing in the Spectator, Ms... read more

 
9 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 87
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