Dare to Speak: Virtual Book Tour

Dare to Speak Virtual Book Tour: July–August 2020

With in-person events canceled due to COVID-19, PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel’s book tour is going virtual! Tune in to hear Suzanne discuss her forthcoming book, Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All, in conversation with esteemed writers.

Dare to Speak goes on sale July 28, 2020. Preorder the book today on Bookshop. (10 percent of all sales of the book through this link on Bookshop go to PEN America.)


Virtual Book Tour Dates

July 28, 2020

6:00pm ET
In conversation with Wajahat Ali
Platform: Zoom
Venue/Bookseller: Politics and Prose
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July 29, 2020

9:00pm ET
In conversation with Jennifer Egan
Platform: Zoom
Venue/Bookseller: Live Talks LA / Barnes & Noble
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July 30, 2020

Video will be posted on YouTube by 5:00pm ET
In conversation with Andrew Marantz, interviewed by Sewell Chan
Platform: YouTube
Venue/Bookseller: Pasadena Literary Alliance
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July 30, 2020

4:30pm ET
In conversation with Amy Salzhauer
Platform: TBA
Venue/Bookseller: Buxton Books / Charleston Library Society
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August 6, 2020

8:00pm ET
In conversation with Ayad Akhtar
Platform: Zoom, simulcast to YouTube
Venue/Bookseller: The New York Public Library
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August 10, 2020

8:00pm ET
In conversation with John Schumann, President of University of Oklahoma, Tulsa
Platform: Zoom
Venue/Bookseller: Booksmart Tulsa / Magic City Books
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August 16, 2020

3:30pm ET – Note: This event has been rescheduled from August 4.
In conversation with Dave Eggers
Platform: Zoom
Venue/Bookseller: The Commonwealth Club
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August 17, 2020

8:00pm ET
In conversation with Jacob Weisberg
Platform: Zoom
Venue/Bookseller: Powell’s Books
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August 20, 2020

11:00am ET
In conversation with Mary Frances Cooper, President of the Carnegie Library
Platform: Ticket holders will be emailed a link to view the pre-recorded virtual lecture on August 20
Venue/Bookseller: Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures with the Carnegie Library / Mystery Lovers Bookshop
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August 25, 2020

9:00pm ET
In conversation with Dinaw Mengestu
Platform: TBA
Venue/Bookseller: Town Hall Seattle / Third Place Books
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