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For many, defending Mr. Rushdie and “The Satanic Verses” against his would-be assassins may be easy, PEN America President @ayadakhtar, told the @nyimes this week. But the defense also “has to apply where we have less unanimity, where we are more implicated.” (1/2)
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Novelist & @UofTEnglish professor Randy Boyagoda & PEN America's @summerelopez join @whyyradiotimes to discuss @SalmanRushdie’s contributions and courage—and the threats writers continue to face for expressing their ideas and imaginations: https://whyy.org/episodes/salman-rushdie-and-defending-freedom-of-expression/ #StandWithSalman