Bootleg Copies of my Book are Available in Iran, and I’m Okay With That

For all the divisiveness of global politics, books have the power to connect.

Will Buckingham

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A Bookstore in Iran. Photo by saba Ardani on Unsplash

A few days ago, a journalist friend of mine, Assed Baig, posted on Twitter to share a news report on Iran’s booming book trade. According to the report broadcast by Al-Jazeera, due to the stringency of international…

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Will Buckingham

Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham