Articles tagged baghdad

15 Apr 2009 // 11:00 AM

Once a country of fervent readers, Iraq now starving for books

BAGHDAD - When Maysoon Kadhim began working on her master’s thesis at Baghdad University two years ago, she braced for the challenge. After all,

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24 Aug 2008 // 7:29 AM

(Leila Fadel/MCT) “I am living between heaven and hell /My day is night and my night is day /Grief and pain” —Umm Kulthoum, the

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18 Jul 2007 // 3:41 AM

Nice Bombs (2006)

Though it seems casual, even random, Nice Bombs manages a consistently acute observation of tensions between troops and citizens, expectations and realities.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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