Cairo's 'hotel for books' revitalizes the city's literary culture
A place in Cairo where a book can feel safe
Youssef opened the first branch of her bookstore, Kotob Khan, in a neighborhood in southern Cairo.
“It was my wish that there would be a place to take care of books, where a book—that sentient being—can feel safe.” That’s how she settled on the name, she said. “A khan for books, or a motel for books, where books can rest during their long journey and start again on their eternal travels.”
Source: Your Middle East
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