Tag Archives: Afghanistan

The Bookseller of Kabul Virtual Book Discussion

The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad. Published in 2002. Synopsis: Shorty after the United States began its attack on Afghanistan in late 2001, Asne Seierstad is in Kabul working as a war correspondent. There she befriends Sultan Khan, who possesses … Continue reading

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A Woman Among Warlords Virtual Book Discussion

A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice by Malalai Joya. Published in 2009. Synopsis: At 25, Malalai Joya was elected to represent women in her community at the Loya Jirga – … Continue reading

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A Thousand Splendid Suns Virtual Book Discussion

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2007. Synopsis: This novel is the epic story of Mariam, an uneducated woman born out of wedlock in 1960s Afghanistan, and Laila, a well-educated woman from a progressive family born on the eve … Continue reading

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