The Sixth Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture: Wole Soyinka
May 1, 2011 | New York Public Library | New York City
With Wole Soyinka
Co-sponsored by LIVE from the New York Public Library
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Nigerian poet-dramatist, Wole Soyinka, writes: “Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.” He offers a thoughtful examination of censorship—and a writer’s purpose and responsibility in a climate of forced silences and intolerance.