Book Ban in Pennsylvania School District Sets Troubling Precedent for Access to Diverse Literature
Students, teachers, and parents in York, PA have staged protests this month over an ongoing ban in the district of a set of books and other materials related to… More
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New Yorkers from all walks of life joined @PENamerica and beloved authors on the steps of the NY Public Library today in solidarity with Salmon Rushdie and in defense of free expression, free speech and the freedom to write. #StandWithSalman
Paul Auster read from @SalmanRushdie's memoir Joseph Anton: "The person you were for your parents was not the person you were with your children, your working self was other than yourself as a lover, and depending on the time of day and your mood you might think of yourself..."
@aasif At today's #StandWithSalman event, most readers shared excerpts of @SalmanRushdie's most acclaimed novels and influential speeches about #freespeech and #freedomofexpression.
@aasif Mandhvi read an excerpt of Rushdie's forthcoming novel Victory City. https://twitter.com/SalmanRushdie/status/1557002144053694464