Lithuanian Writer Ruta Vanagaite’s Publisher Set to Pulp more than 27,000 of her Books
The destruction of Vanagaite’s books represents an act of censorship and an attack on the values of free expression which we strive to protect. More
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Instead, I will be speaking at @PENamerica’s #BannedBooksWeek event in Austin on Sept. 28, and @BryanBurrough will speak at one in Dallas on Sept. 29. https://pen.org/events-calendar/? We stand for #FreeSpeech and will never submit to any oppressor.
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