Al Mutanabbi Street starts here

On March 5th, 2007, Al-Mutanabbi Street, the heart of the Iraqi book district, became the target of a suicide bomber. Among those perished and wounded were booksellers, book buyers, poets, writers, and many bystanders. In April 2007, San Francisco poet and bookseller Beau Beausoleil formed a coalition of poets, writers, artists, booksellers, printers, and readers … Continue reading Al Mutanabbi Street starts here