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Burn this book : PEN writers speak out on the power of the word / edited by Toni Morrison.

Morrison, Toni (Added Author). PEN (Organization) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Stan Getz Library Z657 .B87 M67 2009 37684001056811 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061774003 :
  • ISBN: 0061774006
  • Physical Description: vi, 118 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-113).
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
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

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