15 July 2016

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Broadsides

A selection of broadsides from the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Coalition collection. This collection is a response from around the world to the March 5, 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi street in Baghdad. A street of booksellers where poets and intellectuals would gather to write, browse, and share ideas.

"Al-Mutanabbi" printed by Michael Day.

"Barrenness" printed by Michael Day. Text by Buland al-Haydari, translated by Mounah A. Khouri and Hamid Algar.

"One" printed by Marie C. Dern. Text by Beau Beausoleil.

"Where My Books Go" printed by Annette Disslin. Text by William Butler Yeats.

"A Home on al-Mutanabbi Street" printed by Trisia Eddy. Text by Richard Harrison, translated by Antoine Sassine.

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