Books The Best Books About Afghanistan  

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List of best books about Afghanistan, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on Afghanistan are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched Afghanistan bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about Afghanistan. If you're looking for a list of top books on Afghanistan then you're in the right place.

List books include The Black Tulip: A Novel of War in Afghanistan, A Thousand Splendid Suns and many additional books as well. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about Afghanistan?" after checking out this list.

This greatest Afghanistan book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these Afghanistan books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Which authors have written books about Afghanistan? Rudyard Kipling and James A. Michener both have, as well as many other great authors.

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Images of Afghanistan by Arley... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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The Kite Runner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner is the first novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2003 by Riverhead Books, it tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of ...more

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A Thousand Splendid Suns is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Khaled Hosseini A Thousand Splendid Suns is a 2007 novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. It is his second, following his bestselling 2003 debut, The Kite Runner. Mariam is an illegitimate child, and ...more

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Two Wars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Nate Self

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I is for Infidel: From Holy Wa... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Kathy Gannon I is for Infidel: From Holy War to Holy Terror in Afghanistan is a book by Kathy Gannon.

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The Places in Between is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Rory Stewart The Places in Between is a travel narrative by Scottish author Rory Stewart about his solo walk across north-central Afghanistan in 2002. Stewart started in Herat and ended in Kabul following ...more

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Afghanistan's Endless War: Sta... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Larry P. Goodson Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics and the Rise of the Taliban is a book by Larry P. Goodson.

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Lie Down with Lions is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Ken Follett Lie Down with Lions is a 1985 spy novel by Ken Follett. The book was published by Signet in paperback. Today it is available in print, CD and audiobook formats. In 1994 it was made into a TV ...more

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Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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Veiled Threat: The Hidden Powe... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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The Monuments of Afghanistan: ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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The Great Gamble is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Gregory Feifer

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Modern Afghanistan: A History ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Amin Saikal Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival is a book by Amin Saikal.

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A Bed of Red Flowers: In Searc... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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The Black Tulip: A Novel of Wa... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Milton Bearden The Black Tulip: A Novel of War in Afghanistan is a book by Milton Bearden.

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Tales of Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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Terrorism, Afghanistan, and Am... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Norman Friedman Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America's New Way of War is a book by Norman Friedman.

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War at the Top of the World is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
David B. Edwards Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier is a book by David B. Edwards.

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The Lessons of Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Anthony H. Cordesman

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The Light Garden of the Angel ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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Caravans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
James A. Michener Caravans, a novel by James A. Michener, was published in 1963. The story is set in Afghanistan immediately following World War II. The protagonist, Mark Miller, is stationed in Kabul at the ...more

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The sewing circles of Herat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan

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A Journey through Afghanistan:... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
David Chaffetz A Journey through Afghanistan: A Memorial is a book by David Chaffetz.

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The Man Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Afghanistan
Rudyard Kipling "The Man Who Would Be King" is a novella by Rudyard Kipling. It is about two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. The ...more