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Afghanistan: A Nation of Storytellers

Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe reviewed by author and journalist Ahmed Rashid Books on the continuing tragedy in Afghanistan continue to be published but how many are actually now being read is questionable. With the chaos in the Middle East, the refugee crisis in Europe and the rise of the Islamic State, Afghanistan has disappeared…
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‘Dispatches’ reviewed by Board Member of Civil Vision International

Schuyler K. Geller, Principal Consultant at The Copperridge Group and Board Member of Civil Vision International, has published this wonderful review of Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe: I have just finished reading your book. Much stirring of memories suppressed of so many Afghans left behind, the mission impossible we were given, so many, many failures paraded by…
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Women writing war

Anne Sebba’s Battling for News: Women Reporters from the Risorgimento to Tiananmen Square (1994) is a compendium of vignettes profiling dozens of female journalists over the past 150 years. An excellent addition to herstory, Sebba’s book covers all nature of journalist, notably the long tradition of the female war correspondent, beginning with Jessie White, who commenced her…
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