In Conversation: Osama Alomar and Lydia Davis with Sjon
Fiction and Poetry Reading: Dan Chiasson and Lydia Davis
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Social media co’s are NOT enforcing their policies to limit disinfo, violence, other violative content. It’s not abt free speech, it’s abt companies doing what they’ve promised consumers. I @freepress wrote a report on tech failures in policy & practice:https://www.freepress.net/policy-library/empty-promises-inside-big-techs-weak-effort-fight-hate-and-lies-2022
"There was this history professor called Arthur Hibbert... he said, 'You should never write history until you can hear the people speak'... and I thought what a great piece of advice for a novelist," @SalmanRushdie tells David Remnick.
Listen free: https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/tnyradiohour/episodes/salman-rushdie-surviving-fatwa
We've got a stacked lineup tonight, with @PENamerica joining us to welcome to the stage @_joseolivarez & @IsaacFitzgerald for a celebration of José's revolutionary new poetry collection PROMISES OF GOLD ( @HenryHolt)!
RSVP & preorder a signed book here: https://buff.ly/3wUUFjv