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Be brave! Tell the truth': Ian McEwan rails against sensitivity readers

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Be brave! Tell the truth': Ian McEwan rails against sensitivity readers

PARIS — The acclaimed British novelist Ian McEwan is baffled by the current obsession with sensitivity in the publishing world. “Be brave”, he urged young writers.“I don’t know what’s happening,” said the Booker-winning writer of “Atonement”, “Saturday” and “Amsterdam”, when asked about “sensitivity readers” combing through books to remove anything that might be deemed offensive.“It’s happening among very young people who are living in societies that are relatively free, and they seem to want to bind their arms and legs in ways that are just trivial,” he told AFP.

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