Sarajevans browse among books for sale spread out on a tarp laid over the snow during the final days of the division of the city, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 1996. Sarajevo was considered the cultural center of the former Yugoslavia, producing many artists, writers and musicians. A cosmopolitan city of tolerance where people of different religions lived and intermarried, it was singled out for destruction by nationalist Serbs for this very reason.

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