The use of 'sensitivity readers' suggests that publishers assume those who read books want their authors to be sensitive. But many of us don't. We want our authors to be honest and unmerciful
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“If sensitivity readers become a publishing institution, they will only incentivize more cautious, conservative, & ideologically homogenous books,” writes .
“The sensitivity reader is expected to evaluate norms that are often highly contentious—questions about the conflicting duties of the individual and society, about how different groups should live together,...