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Article of Interest: “Baghdad Day to Day: Librarian’s Journal”

Elisabeth Grant | Feb 7, 2007

Today’s New York Times Arts section featured an article about Saad Eskander, a librarian and archivist in Iraq. His fascinating online diary entries, hosted by the British Library, “detail the daily hurdles of keeping Iraq’s central library open, preserving the surviving archives and books and, oh yes, staying alive.” Read the whole article, “Baghdad Day to Day: Librarian’s Journal,” on the New York Times web site.

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