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Book festivals are common in many places around the world. But not in the Iraqi city of Mosul. ISIS controlled it for three years — and banned books, art and music.

Book Festival That Drew Thousands Of People To Downtown Mosul Is Far From Ordinary

By Jane Arraf NPR
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