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The cancel culture that stole Dr Seuss – Sydney Morning Herald

The move by the Dr Seuss estate to cancel six of the author’s books was greeted in bookselling circles with some surprise, disappointment and relief.



While she said that the portrayal of a Chinese man in Mulberry Street was deeply offensive she didnt think if Geisel was alive today he would nail his colours to the mast of those titles. He was deeply intelligent and understood the human condition and the importance of representing it for children.
Theres no question of booksellers not stocking Dr Seuss books. Lindy Jones, former Miles Franklin judge and head buyer for Abbeys Bookshop in Sydney, was horrified by the decision to excise the…

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