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'American Dirt' reveals identity bias in publishing industry, critics say

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'American Dirt' reveals identity bias in publishing industry, critics say

PRI - Jorge Valencia

A new novel about migration to the US stirred controversy as soon as it hit bookshelves this week. “American Dirt,” a fictional story, was published to immediate acclaim and hailed as a present-day “Grapes of Wrath.” But the controversy centers around who gets to tell such a story, and the people …

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