Saturday, April 07, 2007

Libraries in Iraq

Another Wash Post article, this time a focus piece on Saad Eskander, a librarian in Iraq fighting every day to keep sacred and rare books safe. When the biggest problem we have at work today is no heat (it snowed here in DC this morning), it kind of puts things in perspective. He's a true champion of their culture, and when this is all over I hope they thank him for it.

Eskander also keeps an online journal, which is both eerie and fascinating.


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