2015 PEN Literary Gala: Alain Mabanckou, Dominique Sopo, Gérard Biard, and Jean-Baptiste Thoret
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“The Taj Mahal must be seen … to remind us that the world is real, that the sound is truer than the echo, the original more forceful than its image in a mirror.” - @SalmanRushdie https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/taj-mahal-salman-rushdie-overtourism-india-agra?loggedin=true&rnd=1675344122771 @NatGeo
Burmese artists are "risking their lives on a daily basis... In the absence of a coordinated international response to the situation in #Myanmar, the need for protection programs for artists has become more urgent than ever before." #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar