Walled In:

Ben Okri, David Hare and Samira Ahmed

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Ben Okri, David Hare and Samira Ahmed

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This event was livestreamed from the British Library on Monday 23rd September 2019 to public libraries across the UK as part of Banned Books Week, the celebration of the freedom to read.

Writers Ben Okri, David Hare and Samira Ahmed consider walls in literature and in our lives; physical, political, societal and spiritual. This event took place in partnership with the British Library, The Royal Society of Literature, English PEN, Free Word, Hachette UK, Index on Censorship, Islington Council’s Library and Heritage Service, Libraries Connected, Media Diversified and The Publisher’s Association.

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