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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

£14.99

ISBN: 9781604865905

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: PM PRESS, 2012
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 2.3 x 14.8 x 22.3 cm

On March 5th 2007, a car bomb exploded on al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad. More than 30 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded. This is the historic centre of Baghdad bookselling, a winding street filled with bookstores and outdoor stalls. Named after the famed 10th century classical Arab poet al-Mutanabbi, it had been the heart and soul of the Baghdad literary and intellectual community. In this collection poets and writers respond to the bombing of Baghdad’s ‘Street of the Bookseller’.

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9781604865905