Åsne Seierstad: The Afghans

The Book Club | 26 June 2024 | 0h 47m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Åsne Seierstad about her book The Afghans: Three Lives Through War, Love and Revolt. Discusses why she constructed a novelistic narrative about real-life people and events, and what her encounters with human rights activist Jamila, Taliban commander Bashir and thwarted student Ariana can tell us about the past, present and future of that troubled country.

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