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the bird man of Baghdad

He watches birds, he studies birds, he saves them in Iraq–yes, there, “in the midst of war and chaos, continues to add to the store of knowledge.” Read the article. I found it inspiring.


Lilian is the author of Web of Angels, a novel about a mom with DID (multiple personalities). She's also the author of the historical novels, The River Midnight and The Singing Fire, about secrets, friendship and motherhood in 19th century Poland and London.

2 thoughts on “the bird man of Baghdad

  1. When I saw this, and read the article it struck me how powerful a love of earth can be. This was the source of my tweet “Wittgenstein said the world is all that is the case. I want sometimes want to add that not only is it the case but also, it is enough.”

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