Cohen's book changes name to Making History following non-profit's plea

Cohen's book changes name to Making History following non-profit's plea

Richard Cohen’s controversial The History Makers (W&N) will be renamed following a plea from a not-for-profit group of the same name, it has been revealed. 

The announcement of the new title, Making History, comes weeks after the book's release was pushed back by nine months only days before publication by Orion. It will be published by Simon & Schuster in the US.  

It was dropped by its original American publisher Penguin Random House US back in May, according to the Observer, despite extensive rewrites seeking changes on Black history and historians. Cohen was told by his publisher to p...

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