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[VIRTUAL] P&P Live! Suzanne Nossel | ‘Dare to Speak’ with Wajahat Ali

Dare to Speak Virtual Book Tour: July–August 2020

During this event hosted by Politics and Prose, PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel will discuss her new book, Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All, with author Wajahat Ali.

In Dare To Speak, Suzanne Nossel, a leading voice in support of free expression, delivers a vital, necessary guide to maintaining democratic debate that is open, free-wheeling but at the same time respectful of the rich diversity of backgrounds and opinions in a changing country. Centered on practical principles, Nossel’s primer equips readers with the tools needed to speak one’s mind in today’s diverse, digitized, and highly-divided society without resorting to curbs on free expression.


Instead of a set ticket price, Politics and Prose asks that you contribute what you can to support the Politics and Prose Bookstore and their virtual event series.  A suggested contribution of $5, $10, or whatever you can afford, will go a long way to keep Politics and Prose’s programming—and the bookstore—afloat as they are forced to adapt to new ways of business. 

Another way you can support Politics and Prose is always by purchasing a book from their website.

Suzanne NosselSuzanne Nossel is the CEO of PEN America, the foremost organization working to protect and advance human rights, free expression and literature. She has also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Human Rights Watch and as Executive Director of Amnesty International USA; and held senior State Department positions in the Clinton and Obama administrations.

Wajahat AliWajahat Ali is a journalist, writer, lawyer, an award-winning playwright, a TV host, and a consultant for the U.S. State Department.

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