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I learned not to trust people; I learned not to believe what they say but to watch what they do; I learned to suspect that anyone and everyone is capable of ‘living a lie’. I came to believe that other people - even when you think you know them well - are ultimately unknowable.

—Lynn Barber
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Baghdad, Iraq (June 27, 2014)

Iraqis sit at the famous Shahbandar cafe on Mutanabi street, known for hosting Iraq’s top elite thinkers and poets, and an Iraqi man browses a book at a library on the same street in the last picture.

Photos by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images