Students and teachers peruse books at a two-week-long book fair that opened in late March at Baghdad University. Iraq's government sponsored the event, hoping to put a small dent in a widespread problem here: a lack of text books for the country's students.
Students and teachers peruse books at a two-week-long book fair that opened in late March at Baghdad University. Iraq's government sponsored the event, hoping to put a small dent in a widespread problem here: a lack of text books for the country's students. Sun-Star photo by Corinne Reilly
Students and teachers peruse books at a two-week-long book fair that opened in late March at Baghdad University. Iraq's government sponsored the event, hoping to put a small dent in a widespread problem here: a lack of text books for the country's students. Sun-Star photo by Corinne Reilly

In calmer Iraq, books are still in short supply

April 13, 2009 1:12 PM