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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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Radio Shangri-La Virtual Book Discussion

Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth by Lisa Napoli. Published in 2011. Synopsis: Unsatisfied with her job with a major media outlet, and seeking greater meaning in her life, Lisa Napoli is given the opportunity … 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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Amen, Amen, Amen Virtual Book Discussion

Amen, Amen, Amen: Memoir of a Girl Who Couldn’t Stop Praying (among other things) by Abby Sher. Published in 2009. Synopsis: After witnessing a string of traumatic deaths in her childhood and adolescence (her aunt, her father, a girl from … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love Virtual Book Discussion

Eat, Pray, Love: One Women’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert. Published in 2006. Synopsis: In her mid-thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert finds herself recently divorced, severely depressed, and not getting what she wants out of life. A … Continue reading

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