“My book was banned” – An author’s tale

The Guardian published a fascinating article about a great historical personality and about how a publisher’s decisions can totally destroy an author’s chance at success.

Cover Art for  A Birthday Cake for George Washington
This book cover image released by Scholastic shows, A Birthday Cake for George Washington by Ramin Ganeshram with illustrations by Vanessa Brantley-Newtown. Photograph: Scholastic via AP

Ramin Ganeshram spent years researching and writing his book, “A Birthday Cake for George Washington” only to have it pulled from publication a little over a week after publication because of one simple issue: the publisher used illustrations that depicted “smiling, happy slaves” …

“My book on George Washington was banned.”

Read the author’s side of the story HERE.

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