Book review: A Fort of Nine Towers

  It may seem like I only read books on Afghanistan, with all my previous book reviews being based on that country! But that’s not true. While I read a lot of different books, I only choose to write reviews on the few that have really struck a chord with me. So here is another…

It’s All About Treo

“Dog is God spelt backwards.” I came across this quote recently whilst reading the book – It’s All About Treo. And it kinda sums it all for me – best friend, most loyal companion, epitome of unconditional love and respect, and the closest one can get to a perfect being. I love books and if…

Book review: Shakespeare in Kabul

In 2005, a group of actors staged Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour Lost in Afghanistan, a country torn and ravaged by years of civil wars, Soviet invasion, interference of foreign nations and the horrific Taliban regime. The book, Shakespeare in Kabul by Stephen Landrigan and Qais Akbar Omar, presents the inside story of how the play took shape…