Freedom to Read

Omer Aziz

Freedom to Read

Omer Aziz

6:30pm

Friday, September 29, 2023

West Bays

15 mins

In support of a world free of censorship and book banning TIFA is showcasing the Sanctuary collection of the Toronto Public Library Sanctuary Collection of banned and challenged books.

Authors talk about a particular banned or challenged book that has been important to them and why we must always protect the freedom to read.

This reading will feature Omer Aziz.

Free
Reading

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public.

In support of a world free of censorship and book banning TIFA is showcasing the Sanctuary collection of the Toronto Public Library Sanctuary Collection of banned and challenged books.

Authors talk about a particular banned or challenged book that has been important to them and why we must always protect the freedom to read.

This reading will feature Omer Aziz.

Free
Reading

Featured Authors

Omer Aziz is a lawyer, writer, and former foreign policy advisor in the administration of the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He was born to working-class Pakistani parents in Toronto, Canada, and with the help of scholarships, became the first in his family to go to college in the West, studying in Paris, at Cambridge University and Yale. He has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, New York magazine, The Washington Post, The New Republic and many other publications. He was most recently a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University. Brown Boy is his first book. 

Read more about Omer Aziz

6:30pm

Friday, September 29, 2023

West Bays

15 mins

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public

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