Recommendations
for Kabul

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini
The moving story of a friendship between love and betrayal, separation and reparation against the background of Afghanistan's recent past.

Poetry of the Taliban

Alex Linschoten
Afghanistan has a rich and ancient tradition of epic poetry celebrating resistance to foreign invasion and occupation. This extraordinary collection is remarkable as a literary project - uncovering a seam of war poetry few will know ever existed.

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