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Åsne Seierstad

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This mesmerizing portrait of a proud man who, through three decades and successive repressive regimes, heroically braved persecution to bring books to the people of Kabul has elicited extraordinary praise throughout the world and become a phenomenal international bestseller. The Bookseller of Kabul is startling in its …

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One Hundred And One Days: A Baghdad Journal is a non-fiction book by Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad. From January until April 2003 — for one hundred and one days — Åsne Seierstad worked as a reporter in Baghdad for Scandinavian, German, and Dutch media. Through her articles and live television coverage she …

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Angel of Grozny: Inside Chechnya is a book by Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad published in 2008, which gives an account of everyday life in the war-torn Russian Republic of Chechnya. The book was also printed under the title Angel of Grozny: Orphans of a Forgotten War.

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With Their Backs to The World: Portraits of Serbia is a book by Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad. While working for the national Norwegian television network Åsne Seierstad was in Yugoslavia during the Kosovo War and NATO bombing of the country of 1999. She also recorded the events of the democratic revolution …