Tagged: free speech

The right to the truth

The Supreme Court’s decision today allowing publication of James Rhodes’ shocking but ultimately uplifting memoir (Instrumental, Canongate) is a major boost for freedom of... Read more

The Charlie Hebdo principle

The distaste of eminent writers such as Peter Carey at PEN American Center’s decision to honour Charlie Hebdo at its gala next month,... Read more

Shriver denounces 'politically correct censorship' in literature

Lionel Shriver has criticised the "politically correct censorship" in fiction and urged writers to take a stance against it. Read more

'Phenomenal interest' in Rhodes memoir

There has been "phenomenal interest" from media and retailers in James Rhodes’ Instrumental (Canongate), after the Supreme Court overturned an injunction preventing the... Read more

McEwan defends freedom of expression

Novelist Ian McEwan has defended free speech in an address to students at a US college, criticising the authors who pulled out of a PEN... Read more

PW runs freedom of expression tribute

US book trade publication Publishers Weekly is to run a special section next week as a tribute to freedom of expression following the terrorist attack... Read more

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