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Hope Raises a Syrian Book Store from the Ground

ISTANBUL // 30.06.16 // AGOS (PRINT & ONLINE)

AROUND THE CORNER FROM THE CHORA CHURCH SITS A WOODEN BUILDING, A CULTURAL HUB FOR THE CITY’S BURGEONING SYRIAN POPULATION. THIS MONTH, PAGES, ONE OF ISTANBUL’S TWO ARABIC BOOK STORES, TUCKED CAREFULLY BETWEEN THE BACK STREETS OF EDIRNEKAPI, IS CELEBRATING ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY.

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[Photo: Berge Arabian] 

* Apologies for poor copy-editing, which was completed by a non-native speaker and not the author.