A Library Thrives, Quietly, in One of Pakistan’s Gun Markets

“I put books on the top of the gun market, making them superior to guns,” Muhammad said. “It’s a step for peace.”

In other countries, libraries are a critical commodity – not only for raising literacy rates, but for providing a safe place, even when surrounded by weaponry and violence.

READ: A Library Thrives | Written by Haroon Janjua | The New York Times

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