kureishi on la liberte

“As the only animals with the power of speech, we should revel in our ability to challenge the forces that try to silence us, whatever the consequences. ” Read Loose Tongues and Liberty by Hanif Kureishi.
Side note: Kureishi’s short story “My Son the Fanatic” was recently reprinted in this issue of Zoetrope All-Story, and he wrote another essay, “Sex and Secularity,” to go with it.