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Events » September 2013 » Edwidge Danticat – Brooklyn Book Festival, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

Edwidge Danticat – Brooklyn Book Festival, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

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Something to Hide: Writers Against the Surveillance State

Featuring authors Edwidge Danticat, Francine Prose, Andre Aciman, and radio host Leonard Lopate. Join an NSA whistleblower, Tom Drake, and others for a reading to provoke reflection on the dangers surveillance poses to the freedom to think and create, and to celebrate the role writers have played in defying those dangers. Presented by PEN American Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the New York Civil Liberties Union.

This event will be held at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church (157 Montague St.).



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