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Baghdad’s brave librarian

CS Monitor – “Loud talkers, lost books … and the occasional sniper fire, rocket attacks, and death threats are what Saad Eskander is up against in rebuilding the National Library and Archive.”


  1.   Quick Links - Baghdad’s Brave Librarian and Other Stories - 10 January 2008 by Blogging Librarian - January 10, 2008

    […] – Baghdad’s Brave LibrarianA intriguing interview with Dr. Saad Eskander, director of the Iraq National Library and Archive in Baghdad. Surprisingly, he also faces the same problems as other librarians around the world of people talking loudly in the library and lost books. The additional problems he face quite regularly are sniper fire and Kotyusha rocket attack or a car bomb attack on his library’s front door.(via Library Stuff) […]

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