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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
by Jenny Nordberg
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JENNY NORDBERG is an award-winning journalist based in New York. A correspondent and columnist for Swedish national newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, she has a long record of investigative reports for, among others, The New York Times, where she... (read more)

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No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes
No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes
by Anand Gopal
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1     The Last Days of Vice and Virtue Early in the morning on September 11, 2001, deep amid the jagged heights of the Hindu Kush, something terrible took place. When teenager Noor Ahmed arrived that day in Gayawa to buy firewood, he knew it... (read more)

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
by Jenny Nordberg
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An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a... (read more)

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Games without Rules: The Often-Interrupted History of Afghanistan
Games without Rules: The Often-Interrupted History of Afghanistan
by Tamim Ansary
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Today, most people in the West still see the war in Afghanistan as a contest between Western democracies and Islamist terrorism. That war is real; its happening; but it sits atop an older struggle, between Kabul and the countryside, between order and... (read more)

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In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan
In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan
by Seth G Jones
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This definitive account of the American experience in Afghanistan '[zeroes] in on what went awry after America"s successful routing of the Taliban in late 2001' (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) to explain how a growing sanctuary for insurgents in... (read more)

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A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story
A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story
by Qais Akbar Omar
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Twenty-three years ago—after the Soviets left and before the Taliban came to power—Kabul was a garden where seven-year-old Qais Akbar Omar flew kites from the roof of his grandfathers house. Then came the hollow sounds of rocket fire... (read more)

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The Bookseller of Kabul
The Bookseller of Kabul
by Asne Seierstad
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In this remarkable portrait, Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad recounts with brutal honesty the day to day lives of one Afghani family persevering through life in a country beset by chaos. With the assent of the Khan family with whom she lives... (read more)

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The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan
The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan
by Kim Barker
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A true-life Catch-22 set in the deeply dysfunctional countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan, by one of the region’s longest-serving correspondents. Kim Barker is not your typical, impassive foreign correspondent—she is candid, self-deprecating,... (read more)

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In My Father's Country: an Afghan Woman Defies Her Fate (12 Edition)
In My Father's Country: an Afghan Woman Defies Her Fate (12 Edition)
by Saima Wahab
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The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe (P.S.)
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe (P.S.)
by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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"We're far more accustomed to—and comfortable with—seeing women portrayed as victims of war who deserve our sympathy rather than as resilient survivors who demand our respect…"  Former ABC journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon... (read more)

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Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's Journey Through Afghanistan
Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's Journey Through Afghanistan
by Fariba Nawa
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When veteran reporter Fariba Nawa returned home to Afghanistan—the nation she had fled as a child with her family during the Soviet invasion nearly twenty years earlier—she discovered a fractured country transformed by a multibillion... (read more)

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The Other Side of the Sky: A Memoir
The Other Side of the Sky: A Memoir
by Tamim Ansary and Farah Ahmedi
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"Inspiring . . . A wonderful story." -- James McBride, author of andlt;iandgt;The Color of Waterandlt;/iandgt;... (read more)

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Bed of Red Flowers
Bed of Red Flowers
by Nelofer Pazira
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“This is a remarkable book: an utterly engrossing read that provides a window into a culture that has long existed on the periphery of the worlds vision…Paziras account exudes an unself-conscious frankness and intelligence that will give... (read more)

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The Good War: Why We Couldn't Win the War or the Peace in Afghanistan
The Good War: Why We Couldn't Win the War or the Peace in Afghanistan
by Jack Fairweather
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In its earliest days, the American-led war in Afghanistan appeared to be a triumph—a “good war” in comparison to the debacle in Iraq. Thirteen years later, it has turned into the longest conflict in US history, one even more unpopular... (read more)

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Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan (Vintage Departures)
Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan (Vintage Departures)
by Robert D Kaplan
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Blood on the Lens: A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan
Blood on the Lens: A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan
by Jim Burroughs
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"So much foreign news is parachute puff. But this book lives and breathes the honorable tradition of the independent filmmaker who sticks obsessively with one war-torn country. Jim Burroughs had the adventurous misfortune to become addicted to... (read more)

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Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times
Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times
by George Crile
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It's common knowledge that the U.S. armed the Afghans in their fight against the Soviet Union, but until now, the fact that this was possibly the biggest, meanest covert operation in history has been absent from press reports. In one of the most detailed... (read more)

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The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan Into the Future
The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan Into the Future
by Fawzia Koofi
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As America prepares to draw down its forces in Afghanistan, this story of survival and hope from a voice of the country's most oppressed group could not be more timely. Born to the second of her father's seven wives in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia... (read more)

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Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires: A New History of the Borderlands
Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires: A New History of the Borderlands
by David Isby
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Veteran defense analyst and Afghanistan expert David Isby provides an insightful and meticulously researched look at the current situation in Afghanistan, her history, and what he believes must be done so that the US and NATO coalition can succeed in... (read more)

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Taliban: The Unknown Enemy
Taliban: The Unknown Enemy
by James Fergusson
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From a small group of religious students formed in 1994, the Taliban quickly grew into a national movement that occupied all of Afghanistan. When the Americans overthrew the Taliban in 2001, the United States thought the regime had been defeated. Yet... (read more)

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