Saudi Arabia, #MeToo in India, Skripal: Your Wednesday Briefing

Then as now, it was a place where people mingled and ideas flowed.

Henri Estienne, a French male of letters, praised a satisfactory in 1574 for bringing together so many scholars.

The effect, he said, was a modern-day Athens: “In reality, it should be function in that city where once bloomed a many distinguished egghead life in all of Greece.”

The Frankfurter Buchmesse’s 2018 guest of honor? The republic of Georgia, that saw some-more than 150 of a books translated into German this year.

Nancy Wartik wrote today’s Back Story.

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