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Weekend Reading: Fighting in Mosul, Innovative Booksellers, and Algeria's Jewish Heritage

Residents shop for books at Mutanabi Street in Baghdad (Ahmed Saad/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of April 28, 2017.

April 28, 2017

Residents shop for books at Mutanabi Street in Baghdad (Ahmed Saad/Reuters).
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Ghaith Abdul-Ahad recounts the Iraqi military's effort to retake control of Mosul's Baghdad Circle, the gateway to the western part of the city, from the self-styled Islamic State.

Marcia Lynx Qualey explores the many innovative ways books are being sold and read in Cairo, Baghdad, and Abu Dhabi.

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Reem Hayat Chayef looks at attempts to revitalize an ancient Jewish neighborhood in the Algerian city of Tlemcen.

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