The resurgence of the Mutanabi Street book market

Posted: December 18, 2008 in Reading Abroad
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I was delighted to read this article in the New York Times today.  I believe a healthy nation can be judged by two things: a thriving local food market, and a free and open book market; places where people can gather.  I wish the Iraqi people the best of luck, and hope that tolerance rules the day and allows for stimulating intellectual debate.

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