Here at Books & Books, we are watching the events unfolding in Afghanistan with concern. We see the power of books in supplying community, understanding and a place to turn. From head book buyer Gaël, recommended reads about Afghanistan.

 

 


NON-FICTION:

WEST OF KABUL, EAST OF NEW YORK

by Tamim Ansary (Picador, $19)

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DIRECTORATE S

by Steve Coll (Penguin Books, $19)

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GHOST WARS

by Steve Coll (Penguin Books, $22)

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THE FOREVER WAR

by Dexter Filkins (Vintage, $16.95)

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THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS

by Samuel Huntington (Simon & Schuster, $18.99)

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THE AMERICAN WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

by Carter Malkasian (Oxford University Press, $34.95)

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THE UNDERGROUND GIRLS OF KABUL

by Jenny Nordberg (Crown, $18)

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DANCING IN THE MOSQUE

by Homeira Qaderi (Harper Perennial, $17.99)

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THE BOOKSELLER OF KABUL

by Åsne Seierstad (Back Bay Books, $17.99)

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ON ALL FRONTS

by Clarissa Ward (Penguin Books, $18)

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AFGHANISTAN PAPERS

by Craig Whitlock (Simon & Schuster, $30)

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FICTION:

GREEN ON BLUE

by Eliot Ackerman (Scribner, $18)

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THE WASTED VIGIL

by Nadeem Aslam (Vintage, $16)

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THE KITE RUNNER

by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Books, $17)

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A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Books, $17)

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ABOVE US THE MILKY WAY

by Fowzia Karimi (Deep Vellum Publishing, $28)

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