A little known British author, Sebastian Horsley, landed on foreign soil and was denied entry into that country on the grounds of "moral turpitude." He had written a book about rampant drug use and encounters with prostitutes. This according to the New York Times.
Saudi Arabia? Nope. Iran? Nope. Taliban controlled parts of Afghanistan? Nope.
Right here in the United States of America. He was turned back at Newark Liberty International Airport last month.
Michel Houellebecq -- best to stay put in Paris. You might get arrested if you travel here.
J.D. Salinger -- Now I understand.
William T. Vollmann -- you should be very afraid.
This story was a blurb in the New York Times. It should be on the front page of every newspaper in the country. I guess the good news is that we didn't arrest him, try him, and hang him, all in the same day.