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"The story of the city began in the fourteenth century of the Common Era, in the south of what we now call India or Bharat or Hindustan...."
Read an excerpt of @SalmanRushdie's forthcoming novel VICTORY CITY in the @NewYorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/12/12/a-sackful-of-seeds #StandWithSalman
This report tells a heartbreaking story of cultural persecution ... but we can do something about it. Great work by @PenUkraine and @PENAmerica's @LieslGerntholtz, a co-author. Read👇 https://twitter.com/LieslGerntholtz/status/1598687340557471744
Almost 50 libraries damaged or destroyed. Thousands forced to close. Russian soldiers have “seized or destroyed Ukrainian history books and literature they deemed to be ‘extremist’. Hundreds of textbooks removed from schools. Collections of irreplaceable manuscriptsbombed/burned. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1598708232419262469