Search Results: "Tamim Ansary"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Lucid, often surprisingly funny: a very welcome contribution to our understanding of this tragic nation."
An instructive memoir by an Afghan-American thrust into the news after September 11, 2001. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"Lively instruction on how Afghanistan has coped, and continues to cope, with being a strategic flash point."
A breezy, accessible overview of centuries of messy Afghan history, including the present military quagmire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JEWELS OF ALLAH by Nina Ansary
Released: June 25, 2015

"A well-documented and persuasively written examination of the change in Iranian women's status under the country's secular and religious governments."
A nuanced look at the role women have played in Iran in the 20th and 21st centuries. Read full book review >