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“The event will be live streamed, and PEN America is asking those unable to attend to show their support by hosting a public reading of Rushdie’s work in their own community.”
Listen now: @SalmanRushdie discusses his 2017 novel The Golden House with Paul Holdengraber on the @nypl podcast...
Books saved me. They empowered me.They showed me a way in and they showed me a way out. They gave me a voice. Books are that powerful. They are lifelines. We cannot let the banners win. #righttoread #freadom @jonfreadom @TasslynM @PENamerica