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Friday, January 22, 2010

Bloomsbury Makes Good

Way to go, Bloomsbury! Here's a note from PW:

“Bloomsbury is ceasing to supply copies of the US edition of Magic Under Glass. The jacket design has caused offense and we apologize for our mistake. Copies of the book with a new jacket design will be available shortly.”

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holly cupala said...

Good for them - and hopefully publishers will get the message that these things really do matter to the reading public!

Shelf Elf said...

Good to hear. Next step - not publishing a cover that is not true to the character's identity in the first place. But I'm glad to hear they are listening and hopefully learning.

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