A novel out of a rickshaw

The recent economic downturn hit Pakistanis as hard as it did people in the west, forcing many to sell off their businesses and start afresh.

Having lost the bookshop he owned for 30 years, Shiraz Ahmad decided to get on his bike. He now rides a rickshaw loaded with books and earns a living selling to bookworms.

Karen Zarindast reports.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16749616

When bookworms stopped coming to Shiraz Ahmad, he started going to them

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