Since I’m abroad, I was, in fact, thinking about ordering “It’s A Jungle Out There”

… And then I saw this on the “Dear White Feminists” blog whose sub-headline reads, appropriately, “Quit goddamn fucking up.”

I think my occipital lobe just broke.

Jonathan Swift this ain’t. The images are racist and both author and publisher ought to have realized that. I sincerely hope that they will engage people on this subject.

Holly has more.

{UPD}

Here’s the contact page for Seal Press. Tell them this is unacceptable. I know I will.

{UPD Two}

Seal Press has issued an apology.

{UPD Three}

Amanda’s comments on the Feministe thread are… to put it mildly… well, just look here:

If there’s a concern about how quickly I responded, I would like to point out that I was unaware until this morning of this latest dust-up that has a point to it. As I responded as soon as I knew, I can’t see that I could have done anything else.

Not even an “I’m sorry guys, a major f#ck-up has occurred.” Just dismissive language about a “latest dust-up” that does, egads, have “a point.”

Not cool. Not cool at all.

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