On February 19, 2015, Molly Crabapple, Justin Vivian Bond, John Guare, Ayana Mathis, Eileen MylesDina Salah Amer, Andrew Solomon, and Lili Taylor took the stage to read Mohamadou Ould Slahi’s Guantánamo Diary—a book Mark Danner called the “most profound account yet written of what it is like to be the collateral damage of the United State’s War on Terror.” A conversation also took place between the book’s editor Larry Siems and Nancy Hollander, a lead attorney for Slahi, moderated by Philip GourevitchHina Shamsi (Director, ACLU National Security Project) introduced the event.