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Second-hand and photocopied books for sale on the pavement of Baghdad's famous Mutanabbi street, a popular meeting place for booklovers on the Muslim weekend.

Shiite books go from banned to bestsellers in Iraq

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

Six months ago the sale of Muslim Shiite religious books could land you in jail under Saddam Hussein's mainly Sunni regime. But now, such works have become bestsellers in Baghdad's main book market.

Destinations: Baghdad | Iraq
Topics: Culture | Literature
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