PEN Banned Books Week Hangout on Air with Sherman Alexie

PEN hosted a Banned Books Week Google Hangout on the Air with Sherman Alexie, author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which won the National Book Award, and the producer of Smoke Signals, a major motion picture.

Alexie spoke with Deji Olukotun, Freedom to Write Fellow at PEN American Center, and Barbara Jones, Director of the Office of Intellectual Freedom at the American Library Association. Watch this wide-ranging discussion on censorship, Native American culture, sex, class issues in America, civil liberties and, of course, basketball.

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