Writers in an age of rage, lies and willful stupidity

Sara ParetskyAcclaimed author Sara Paretsky was the featured speaker at the reception honoring the winners of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction in Chicago last June. Her speech, reprinted in Booklist’s May issue, includes a few factual updates but appears largely as delivered, fiercely and powerfully. Paretsky received a standing ovation.

Read the full speech here.

Tickets for this year’s Carnegie Medals celebration are available for purchase on the ALA Annual Conference website and may be added to your conference registration later. Tables can be purchased with this form here.

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