- An Evening Without…
An Evening Without…
Anthony Romero, Martin Amis, Russell Banks, Liev Schreiber, Barbara Goldsmith, Salman Rushdie, Gioconda Bell, Padma Lakshmi, Naomi Shihab Nye, Debra Winger, Eloy Urroz, Todd Solondz read from the work of writers who have been barred from the United States at event An Evening Without…, part of the 2006 PEN World Voices Festival.
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