TIC News reports Bloomsbury Publishing has released proposed covers of books they seek to acquire:
Hardly noticeable in this reporter's opinion but is it right that the image on the cover doesn't reflect the contents?
When questioned about the proposed cover for Geisha a spokesperson replied that since Tom Cruise became the Last Samurai the restrictions of accurate representations have been in flux, and denied that Bloomsbury is guilty of the industry practice called whitewashing. More on this story as it develops.
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