Meet the Only Female Bookstore Owner in Baghdad's Cultural Oasis

On Al-Mutanabbi Street, the heart of Baghdad's cultural life, 28-year-old Baraa al-Bayati is disrupting a society steeped in male chauvinism

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BAGHDAD, Iraq – This year marks a decade since a car bomb ripped through Al-Mutanabbi Street, this city’s cultural and intellectual oasis, killing 30 people and wounding many more.