January 20th, London
Guardian Live

7:00 pm – 8:45 pm, The Tabernacle , London, W11 2AY
The Guardian’s Stuart Miller talks with Larry Siems, Nancy Hollander, and Yahdih Ould Slahi, with live readings from Brian Eno and other guests and recorded readings from Colin Firth, Elif Shafak and Riz Ahmed. Information and tickets here.


January 26th, New York City
PEN at the Culture Project/Lynn Redgrave Theater
7:00 pm, 45 Bleecker Street, New York
Philip Gourevitch talks with Nancy Hollander, Larry Siems, and Hina Shamsi, with readings by Michael Cunningham, Joshua Ferris, Nicole Krauss, Francine Prose, Douglas Rushkoff, and Luc Sante, visual artist Molly Crabapple and actress Lili Taylor. Information here.


January 28th Los Angeles, CA
[Aloud] at the Los Angeles Public Library
7:15 pm, Mark Taper Auditorium, L.A. Central Library

Erwin Chemerinsky talks with Larry Siems and Nancy Hollander, with readings by Reza Safai. Information here.

Selected Articles

“America’s Real Patriots Fought to End Torture,” with Jameel Jaffer, The Los Angeles Times, August 13, 2014

“Every Straw a Needle: The NSA and Digital Surveillance,” The Dissident Blog, October 23, 2013

“The Guantánamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi,” six-part feature, Slate, April 30-May 2, 2013

“American Torture and the Heroic Imagination,” with Jameel Jaffer, TED Weekends/Huffington Post, March 27, 2013

“How American Came to Torture Its Prisoners,” Slate, April 20, 2012

“Honoring Those Who Said No,” with Jameel Jaffer, The New York Times, April 27, 2011