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Texts in the City: The Rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif

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In this instalment of our Texts in the City series, host Ruby Murray discusses The Rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif with co-authors Robert Hillman and Najaf Mazari. They discuss the facts behind the story, the relationship between its truth and creative retelling, Mazari’s first reading of Hillman’s text and how conflict can be resolved with imagination and poetry.

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