"The World Is A Carpet: Four Seasons In An Afghan Village"

"The World Is A Carpet: Four Seasons In An Afghan Village"

Journalist Anna Badkhen has been reporting from war-torn countries for nearly two decades. Her latest book tells the story of Afghanistan from the perspective of a small carpet-making village.

Journalist Anna Badkhen has been reporting from war-torn countries for nearly two decades. After visiting the tiny northern Afghan village of Oqa in 2010, she decided to embed herself in the town of 240 people and make it the subject of her latest book. "The World is a Carpet: Four Seasons in An Afghan Village" tells the story of how the small carpet-making village views the world.

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Anna Badkhen

Author, "The World Is a Carpet: Four Season in an Afghan Village" (Riverhead 2013)

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