Tunis bookbinder ‘giving life’ to ancient manuscripts

What a labour of love.

This man, Mohamed Ben Sassi, has been doing his job for 40 years. In the capital city of Tunesia he restores ancient manuscripts. He is a a bookbinder. The last one in this specialized field. Read more about his work here

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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