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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Books Bloom In Kashmir

Kashmir's bookshops are opening again, and among the titles on offer are "the works of Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy [which] jostle for space with Salman Rushdie and Dan Brown bestsellers," says this heartening report. Even better: "A small publishing industry is churning out English-language histories of Kashmir, its Sufi traditions and politics."


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