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“A Candle for the Shahbandar Cafe” at the San Francisco Center for the Book on March 5, 2013

March 5th, 2013 marks the sixth anniversary of the car bombing of al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Mutanabbi Street is the cultural heart of Baghdad and the home to writers, poets, artists and musicians. The San Francisco Center for the Book is currently exhibiting “Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here” an exhibit of arstist books created in […]

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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: Poets and Writers Respond to the Bombing of Baghdad’s “Street of the Booksellers”

The San Francisco Center for the Book will be exhibiting fifty artist’s books from the “Inventory of Al-Mutanabbi Street” project starting on February 1, 2013. To accompany the exhibition, SFCB will be offering the recently published anthology of writings published under the titleĀ Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: Poets and Writers Respond to the Bombing of Baghdad’s […]

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In the Economist: Al Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

Mark your calendar to attend the opening of “Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here” at the San Francisco Center for the Book on Friday, February 1, 2013. The exhibition runs through May 1, 2013 at the new SFCB location at 375 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco. For more information visit our website at http://sfcb.org/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/al-mutanabbi-street-starts-here Beau Beausoleil, the […]

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Sharing: Life’s the Thing | Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

From Beau Beausoleil, founder of the Al-Mutanabbi Street Project. “A really wonderful commentary on our anthology, Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, but also a deep reflection and consideration of the street that goes beyond the margins. He breathes life into each of the pieces of writing that he encounters, more like a friend sitting across from […]

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