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When in Yerevan, Read.

As part of its efforts to promote books and reading, the United Nations names a different world capital each year to be the World Book Capital. It looks like Armenia presented an impressive plan to the selection committee, which met at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on July 2, because Yerevan was specifically chosen for its quality and variety to be the top dog come 2012. Credit: Nate Bolt via Creative Commons / Flickr

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