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Stand with Salman: Defend the Freedom to Write

Friday, August 19, 2022, 11 AM - 1 PM
Join PEN America, The New York Public Library, and Penguin Random House as we gather with Rushdie's friends, fellow members of the literary community, and readers to share selected texts from his body of work.Read More ›


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Lucy Sante with Sasha Frere-Jones: New York's Water Ways

Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 7 - 8 PM
Writer, scholar, and critic Lucy Sante recounts the triumphs and the tragedies behind New York’s legendary fresh water supply. Read More ›
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Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah

Monday, September 12, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Abdulrazak Gurnah, winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature, discusses his latest novel, Afterlives, a sweeping saga of displacement, loss, and love set in early 20th-century East Africa.Read More ›
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