John Milton – Aeropagitica

Against censorship

A surprising read: nearly 400 years after it was written, Milton’s impassioned defence of freedom of the press continues to be topical, and the arguments used by the author are still valid today. There are always those who claim to know better than we do about what we should be allowed to read, whether for religious, political or personal convenience. Censorship reveals itself in many different ways, with the most diverse pretexts. But it still remains an intolerable abuse.

Translation by Silvia Accorrà (edited by Roma O’Flaherty)

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Heiko H. Caimi
Heiko H. Caimi, born in 1968, is a writer, screenwriter, poet and teacher of fiction writing. He has collaborated as an author with publishers Mondadori, Tranchida, Abrigliasciolta and others. He has taught at the Egea bookshop of Bocconi University in Milan and several other schools, libraries and associations in Italy and Switzerland. Since 2013 he has been editorial director of the literature magazine Inkroci. He is one of the founders and organizers of the traveling literary festival Libri in Movimento. He collaborates with the news magazine "InPrimis" keeping the column "Pages in a minute" and with the blog of the writer Barbara Garlaschelli "Sdiario". He published the novel "I predestinati" (The Predestined, Prospero, 2019) and edited the anthology of short stories "Oltre il confine. Storie di migrazione" (Over the border. Migration stories, Prospero, 2019).