The Loneliest American Library In The World? Baghdad

“In a nook of the library at Baghdad University, sturdy histories of the American Revolution and the Vietnam War line up next to Alexis de Tocqueville and John Updike. Paperbacks from Tom Clancy and Michael Connelly, even Judy Blume, dangle guilty pleasures. … Yet, the readers never come.”

Source: The New York Times 11/23/11