• Hard Damage

    Hard Damage

    Aber, Aria

    Raised in Germany, poet Aria Aber is the child of Afghan refugees. In this prize-winning debut collection, she "explores the historical and personal implications of Afghan American relations. . . for her family and the world at large." -- publisher's copy

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  • Games Without Rules

    Games Without Rules

    Ansary, Mir Tamim

    "Ansary, an Afghan-born US citizen . . offers an illuminating history of the country, providing not only a chronology but a deep cultural analysis that allows outsiders a comprehensive picture of Afghan mores and practices." -- Publisher's Weekly

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  • The Breadwinner

    The Breadwinner

    Directed by Nora Twomey, and produced by Angelina Jolie, this animated film is based on the children's book by Deborah Ellis about a young girl, Parvana, who disguises herself as a boy to try to help her family in Afghanistan under Taliban rule.

    Format: DVD

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  • Directorate S

    Directorate S

    Coll, Steve

    Pulitzer-Prize winning author Steve Coll’s vital history of the U.S. war in Afghanistan focuses on Directorate S, a department of Pakistan’s Inter-Service Intelligence and its relationship with the C.I.A.

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  • The Wrong Enemy

    The Wrong Enemy

    Gall, Carlotta

    New York Times journalist and Pulitzer-Prize winner (for her coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan) Carlotta Gall presents evidence that shows Pakistan helped both the Taliban and Osama bin Laden in the years after 9/11.

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  • No Good Men Among the Living

    No Good Men Among the Living

    Gopal, Anand

    "A haunting ethnography of Afghanistan after the American invasion, journalist Gopal's nonfiction debut tells the stories of three individuals to create a picture of the situation in Afghanistan." -- Publishers Weekly

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  • A House Without Windows

    A House Without Windows

    Hashimi, Nadia

    "In her third novel, following When the Moon Is Low and The Pearl That Broke Its Shell, best-selling author Hashimi delivers another moving portrayal of life in contemporary Afghanistan." -- Library Journal

    Format: Book

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  • A Thousand Splendid Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

    Hosseini, Khaled

    This New York Times bestseller by the author of The Kite Runner weaves 30+ years of Afghan history into a “startling story of domestic adversaries who discover that survival in a horrific world is nearly impossible without compassion, love and solidarity. . . Hosseini’s prose . . . can stun a reader with its powerful, haunting images.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Format: Book

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  • I Am the Beggar of the World

    I Am the Beggar of the World

    Prize-winning American Journalist and poet Eliza Griswold collected and translated from Pashto this volume of landays, "a two-line folk poem invented and shared by Afghan women, an old form still very much alive." -- Library Journal

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  • Kandahar

    Kandahar

    Directed by Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, this 2001 film about life in Afghanistan under Taliban rule won him the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.

    Format: DVD

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