Saad Mohseni is an Afghan-Australian businessman and entrepreneur. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of MOBY Group, launched in Afghanistan in 2002 and now active across South and Central Asia and the Middle East.
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The Last White Man
Just finished reading Mohsin Hamid’s latest novel. Thought provoking and told in the usual manner he tells his stories. Thoroughly enjoyable. – source
In Touch, Kristofer's successful restaurant closes due to the pandemic, leaving him uncertain about his memories of the past. A message from a former lover throws him into a search for answers, bringing him to London and Japan, all while the virus threatens to shut everything down. This heart-wrenching love story and absorbing mystery explores the pain and beauty of our past loves and hidden lives, rendered lyrically by acclaimed author Olaf Olafsson. Touch is a stunning tribute to the weight of history and the complexities of the human heart.
Just finished reading Olaf Olaffson’s Touch, a heart wrenching story of love, agony and redemption. A man’s quest to find something lost five decades earlier, travelling on one of the last flight to Tokyo before the world shuts down… – source
This riveting book unveils the story of the East India Company as it took control of Asia and ran a country with devastating consequences. At the heart of this story lies the creation of a government run by English traders who collected taxes through a private army. The company, transformed into an aggressive colonial power, ruled almost all of India south of Delhi for 47 years, leaving a painful legacy in its wake.
William Dalrymple is one the best storytellers of our time. His new book about the east India company is impossible to put down. A must read about the pillaging of a nation – source
This stunning photography book showcases the incredible beauty of Afghanistan amidst its tumultuous history of tribal conflict and war. Steve McCurry, a distinguished photographer who has been traveling to Afghanistan for over 40 years, captures moments of grace and dignity amidst chaos. His iconic portrait of the "Afghan Girl" is just one example of his timeless, painterly style that sets him apart from other photographers. Despite facing great risks during his many trips to Afghanistan, McCurry has produced an unparalleled collection of images that reveal the country's resilient spirit.
The new Steve McCurry book on #Afganistan is amazing via @TASCHEN – source
An Afghan political leader's firsthand account of the Soviet invasion. Whispers of War tells the story of Masood Khalili and his fight against the 'Red Army', alongside his friend Commander Ahmad Shah Massoud. Through his letters to his wife, Khalili shares the pain and despair of his people as they search for peace in a country torn apart by war.
An extraordinary book. It will make you laugh, cry and most importantly long for Afghanistan’s mountains. A must read – source