Book market

Baghdad’s book market turns the page on a new Iraq

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – When Maher Abu Hissam opened his bookstore in Baghdad two decades ago, he was selling up to 40 books a day, such was the thirst for literature in Saddam Hussein’s day, even though the regime banned anything he didn’t like. Iraqi women buy books on Mutanabi street in Baghdad, June 22, 2018. […]