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Tuesday, Sept. 23rd at 7pm Join us for a night of celebrating our freedom to read! Every year, hundreds of books are censored by schools, libraries, and other institutions, sometimes for something as slight as personal preference. Join us as we do our small part to celebrate those books and everyone's freedom to read what they want! Our readers: Karen Prior, Community Activist: Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak Elsa Chinburg, Student, Phillips Exeter Academy: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Herb Moyer, Videographer and Community Activist: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by ult_1986319836 Russell Weatherspoon, Faculty member, Phillips Exeter Academy, Religion Department: Beloved by Toni Morrison Ryan Hale, Faculty member, Exeter High School English Deparment: Brave new world by Aldous Huxley Julie Gilman, Chair, Exeter Board of Selectmen: Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell Devon Chaffee, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union, will open the evening with a brief presentation about the importance of the First Amendment, freedom of speech and freedom to read and freedom from censorship. Evening faciliated by Pat Yosha.

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George Orwell was the pen name of Eric Blair, the English journalist and writer noted for his wit and his deep commitment to social justice. His influential novels Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and Animal Farm (1945) are among the best-known of his acclaimed works on politics, literature, language and culture. In 2008, The Times of London ranked George Orwell second on a list of "The 50 Greatest British Writers since 1945."
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