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    New Statue Unsettles Italian City: Is It Celebrating a Poet or a Nationalist?

    Boasting a proud literary pedigree, Trieste is populated with statues. But none has provoked passions like...

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    In a Quiet Corner, an Old Afghan Poet Polishes ‘the Heart’s Mirror’

    For more than 50 years, Haidari Wujodi’s desk in a Kabul library has been a stop...

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    A Young Life Ends After 4 Steps on Video, and Afghans Can’t Stop Watching

    The Taliban bombing in Kabul that was cited as a reason to end peace talks was...

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    52 Books for 52 Places

    Can’t make it to all the destinations we recommend? Read about them.