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Title Burn this book : PEN writers speak out on the power of the word / edited by Toni Morrison.
Published New York : HarperStudio, c2009.
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 Learning Commons Bestsellers  Z657 .B93 2009    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description vi, 118 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-113).
Contents Peril / Toni Morrison -- Why write? / John Updike -- Writing in the dark / David Grossman -- Out from under the cloud of unknowing / Francine Prose -- The man, the men at the station / Pico Iyer -- Notes on literature and engagement / Russell Banks -- Talking to strangers / Paul Auster -- Freedom to write / Orhan Pamuk -- Notes on writing and the nation / Salman Rushdie -- The sudden sharp memory / Ed Park -- Witness : the inward testimony / Nadine Gordimer.
Summary From the Publisher: Published in conjunction with the PEN American Center, Burn This Book is a powerful collection of essays that explore the meaning of censorship and the power of literature to inform the way we see the world, and ourselves.
Subject Censorship.
Freedom of speech.
Literature and society.
Related Names Morrison, Toni.
PEN (Organization)
ISBN 9780061774003 : $16.99
OCLC number 268790147