Chabon, Erdrich among contributors to ACLU anthology

FILE - In this June 18, 2017 file photo, authors Michael Chabon posse for a photo in Jerusalem. Chabon, Louise Erdrich and Ann Patchett are among the contributors to an anthology commemorating the upcoming 100th anniversary of the American Civil Liberties Union. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday, May 17, 2018, that the book is currently untitled and will be published in 2020, one hundred years after the ACLU’s founding. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

NEW YORK — Michael Chabon, Louise Erdrich and Ann Patchett are among the contributors to an anthology commemorating the upcoming 100th anniversary of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that the book is currently untitled and will be published in 2020, 100 years after the ACLU's founding. Chabon and his wife and fellow author, Ayelet Waldman, are serving as co-editors. Writers will be contributing essays on major court cases, whether Lauren Groff on the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade or Salman Rushdie on the Pentagon Papers ruling, New York Times Co. v. United States.

The book's editors and literary agents are contributing proceeds to the ACLU.

People also read these

Florida officials go into damage-control mode...

Aug 6, 2016

Worried about Florida's all-important tourism industry, state officials are going into...

Trump ignites new firestorm: Gun backers might...

Aug 10, 2016

Donald Trump sets off a fresh political firestorm by suggesting gun rights supporters might find a...

Germany: 2nd arrest in connection with attack...

Aug 10, 2016

German authorities have arrested a man suspected of involvement in violence in Syria, an arrest...

After 18 years, alligator gets new home at LA Zoo

Aug 10, 2016

The Pasadena Humane Society is saying: see you later, alligator

Ex-New England mob boss arrested on charge he...

Aug 10, 2016

Former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme (sah-LEHM'-ee) has been ordered held...

About Us

The World Insiders brings you exclusive coverage from across the globe in a timely, easy to consume format sourced directly from our regional media partners.

Contact us: sales[at]theworldinsiders.com

Subscribe Now!