Dimitris John Raptis

140 days ago

THIS. IS. BEAUTIFUL.

A Jordan Bookseller’s 24-Hour ‘Emergency Room for the Mind’

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Hamzeh AlMaaytah rarely sleeps, but when he does, it’s usually on the mattress hidden behind a screen in the back of his bookshop. Hamzeh, 36, is one of Amman’s most dedicated bookshop owners, and certainly its most eccentric.