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In backlash to racial reckoning, conservative publishers see gold

in-backlash-to-racial-reckoning-conservative-publishers-see-gold In backlash to racial reckoning, conservative publishers see gold

Aug 15 2021

Since George Floyd’s murder last year, books on race and racism have driven the publishing industry in ways that have been both eye-popping and profitable. But as the national conversation about racism has become a ferocious battle, conservative publishers see gold in titles catering to the backlash…

“People are looking at these racial questions in completely different ways,” says Thomas Spence, president and publisher of Regnery. “I think the conservative side is starting to push back, trying to reassert its view of America and race in America. We’re a little late to the game but catching up.” …

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