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Andy McSmith’s Diary: Shocked by the Everyday

A mention in Andy McSmith’s Diary in The Independent:

Heidi Kingstone, a London-based Canadian journalist and the author of Dispatches from the Kabul Café – which reads like a collection of wildly imagined short stories but is all true – knew the restaurant and its proprietor. “Sometimes, because of the distance, it can seem unreal,” she wrote. “That is, until you see the pictures of the mangled buildings and the dead bodies of men and women, Afghan and expat, hiding, trying to save their lives.”