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  • On the Trail of a Lion Ahmed Shah Massoud: Oil Politics and Terror


    In this book, author Andrew Ronald shares his experiences with the legendary Lion of Panjshir, Afghan leader Ahmed Shah Massoud.…

  • The Light Garden of the Angel King: Travels in Afghanistan with Bruce Chatwin


    From time immemorial, merchants, pilgrims, and invaders from East and West have penetrated the high valleys of Afghanistan. In this…

  • The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban


    As a former star reporter for NPR, Sarah Chayes developed a devoted listenership for her on-site reports on conflicts around…

  • A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear


    In his extraordinary novella Earth and Ashes (now a feature film), Atiq Rahimi distilled all the suffering of the Afghan…

  • The A to Z Guide to Afghanistan Asistance 2015


    The guide provide an extensive glossary of assistance terms, an overview of Afghanistan’s system of government, key primary documents, and…

  • Afghanistan Lonely Planet


    Discover Afghanistan Blink as you emerge from the cliffs at the top of one of Bamiyan's enormous Buddha niches. Stop…

  • Afghanistan: The Land that Was


    Contains images of pre-civil war Afghanistan as taken by two western photographers between 1964 and 1978, complemented by text that…

  • Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: An Afghan Trail from Jihad to Terrorism


    On the life and activities of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, b. 1948, leader of the Islamic Party (Hizb-i Islami) of Afghanistan. Author:…

  • Afghanistan: Hope and Beauty in a War-torn Land


    Journalist Ursula Meissner wants to shake us up about Afghanistan and help its people. Her photographs and stories tell of a…

  • Songs of Love and War: Afghan Women’s Poetry


    The authors of oral literature in the Pashtun language create their work at a far remove from any books. Generally…

  • Taliban (Portraits)


    Days after the Taliban had fled the city of Kandahar, the Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak discovered portraits of men in…

  • Afghan Food and Cookery: Noshe Djan


    This cookbook includes over 100 recipes, all adapted for the North American kitchen, for favorites like "Mantu" (Pasta filled with…

  • An Historical Guide to Afghanistan


    A travel guide to the country with lots of historical and archaelogical information. Author: Nancy Hatch Dupree Binding: Hardback, 506…

  • The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East


    From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East's disintegrationThe Age of…

  • Afghanistan’s Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban


    This book provides the first overview of the history and development of Islam in Afghanistan. Written by leading international experts,…

  • Once upon a Time there was a Bookseller in Kabul


    "This is a rare glimpse into Afghanistan from an Afghan viewpoint - from a writer who fought back after his…

  • The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Regime


    The Last Warlord tells the spellbinding story of the legendary Afghan warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum, a larger-than-life figure who guided…

  • Doomed in Afghanistan: A UN Officer’s Memoir of the Fall of Kabul and Najibullah’s Failed Escape, 1992


    To understand more deeply the tragic events of September 11, 2001, it is critical to know Afghanistan’s recent and turbulent…

  • Afghanistan Over a Cup of Tea: 46 Chronicles By Nancy Hatch Dupree



  • Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the Fall of the Taliban


    For over 2,500 years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a vital crossroads--not only for armies but also…

  • The Constitutions of Afghanistan, 1923-1990


    Be The First to Review This Book Author: S. Fida Yunas Binding: Paperback, 222 Pages Published Year: 2001 Language: English

  • Afghan Wars: And the North-West Frontier 1839-1947


    It was the most fought after frontier ever, immortalized in poetry by Kipling: from the 1830s to Indian independence in…

  • The Afghans


    Discusses a wide variety of subjects, including the Indo-Iranian invasions of the second millennium B.C., the Persian Achaemenids, Alexander the…

  • Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the War Against the Taliban, Updated Version


    For over 2,500 years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a vital crossroads–not only for armies but also…

  • Le Royaume de l’insolence, l’Afghanistan : 1504-2001 (French)


    Qui n'a pas été dérouté par la dernière guerre en Afghanistan ? Le pays des talibans s'est effondré en quelques…

  • Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-west Frontier


    'A marvelous book in the best traditions of narrative history: colorful, informative and splendidly readable. I can give it no…

  • Retreat from Kabul: The Catastrophic British Defeat in Afghanistan, 1842


    In the 1830s, after decades of trying to protect their Indian interests, the British set about trying to seize Afghanistan…

  • Rhetoric and Politics in Afghan Traditional Storytelling


    This book presents an ethnopoetic translation and an interpretation of an evening of story­telling which took place in rural Afghanistan…

  • The Debris of Dreams: A Collection of Poems By Marghana Sharq


    A collection of poetry by Marghana Sharq Be The First to Review This Book Author: Marghana Sharq, Huzhabr Shinwari -…

  • Visions of Love: Sufi Poetry of the Pushtuns


    This book is a celebration of the poetry which forms the core of the deeply spiritual and expressive oral culture…

  • Lundaye Pashto Folk Couplets


    Be The First to Review This Book Author: Turaj Muhammad Binding: Hardback, 164 Pages Published Year: 2002 Language: English

  • The Pathans: 550 BC – AD 1957


    This is the foremost work on the social and political history of the Pathans, from 550 BC to AD 1957.…

  • The Hazaras of Afghanistan: An Historical, Cultural, Economic and Political Study


    This is a study of the second largest but least well-known ethnic group in Afghanistan. Largely Shi'a by religion and…

  • The Pukhtoons


    Excellent Book on the Pashtuns Author: Mohammad Afzaul Shah Bokawee

  • Tajiks (Pre-Historic to Pre-Modern Times) 2 Vol. Set


    This work is the English version, published for the first time, of the 2nd edition of two volume magnum opus…

  • The Pathans (A sketch by Ghani Khan )


    A sketch of the Pathan people. "It aims to increase our understanding and appreciation - of these very complex people…