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Tales worth telling

Reissues of historical works can be important windows to our past. They can also be fraught with problems

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ILLUSTRATION BY KATIE CAREY

REISSUING HISTORICAL books can provide a window through which to view the past. But many of these books can be fraught with thorny issues, such as cultural appropriation or outdated – even racist – language.

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