- Lawrence Weschler and Tomas Venclova Read “Preparation” by Czeslaw Milosz
Lawrence Weschler and Tomas Venclova Read “Preparation” by Czeslaw Milosz
Lawrence Weschler, in English, and Tomas Venclova, in Lithuanian, read “Preparation” by Czeslaw Milosz at Czeslaw Milosz and the Conscience of Literature, part of the 2005 PEN World Voices Festival.
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A powerful call from @PENamerica’s @SuzanneNossel urging us to understand that the brutal attempt on #SalmanRushdie’s life is an attack against the freedom to write, read, and think. #wordsmorepowerfulthanknives https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/13/salman-rushdies-entire-life-has-been-an-act-of-defiance
“Instead of just scrolling and sharing links about him and the attack, we can actually read something by Salman Rushdie,” writes Randy Boyagoda: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/08/salman-rushdie-fatwa-artistic-freedom/671137/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=share
Author Salman Rushdie has been taken off a ventilator and is able to talk (and joke) Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York.