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Taste of Sarband: Culinary Histories and Dishes of Tajikistan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
More than just a cookbook, Taste of Sarband is a collection of anecdotes, memories, cultural lessons, and musings on what food means to Tajiks, both personally and culturally. The recipes and histories, spanning from drinks and desserts to main dishes and traditional meals, come from conversations with over fifty individuals, ranging from 18 to 108 years old.
The Cynical Expat’s Guide to Provoking Street Revolutions in Central Asia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,810. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Rupert, known as “Rupert the Racist” to his fellow alcoholic members of a British running club in Kajbezistan’s capital, has recently been fired from his humanitarian aid job. He is left unemployed with six months remaining on his visa, a pocket full of undistributed humanitarian aid money, and a strong desire to embark on a road trip that will inevitably end in disaster.
After Yekaterina
Series: Detective Kazakov Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
In an alternate modern Russia surrounded by the still-powerful Ottoman Empire and the Chinese Empire of the Sun, a dead girl in a pink sweater draws disillusioned Detektiv Alexander Kazakov into an investigation that even the girl’s mother wants him to abandon. Kazakov must traverse a landscape of snow and brothels, and a civilization frozen by history to catch a killer no one suspects.
China's Economic Development Plan in Xinjiang and How it Affects Ethnic Instability - Economic Development in the Xuar, Uyghurs, Silk Road, Central Asia Resources, Han Migrants, Destabilizing Factors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
To decrease ethnic instability in Xinjiang, the Chinese government's plan is to economically develop the region. Xinjiang is rich in natural resources, is geographically significant and has a special economic zone.
Chaturanga
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Coming of age
Chaturanga is an educational novel about a modern American boy who embarks on an adventure through Central Asia with his geologist father.
Singing My Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Bapalar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » World music
Valentina Süzükei takes readers on a journey through the life of legendary throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar. When he came onto the scene in 1989, Ondar was one of the pioneers of Tuvan throat singing in the West. Süzükei tells stories of his childhood, his first travels abroad, his collaborations with Frank Zappa, and his work on the Genghis Blues motion picture.
Люди, принесшие холод 1
Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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The Cotton Spies
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In March 1918 the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk removes Russia from WW1 but not the German and Turkish invaders searching for Russia’s natural resources. Russia is in civil war chaos. Britain must stop its enemies acquiring cotton, used in ordinance, but can do so only by sending intelligence missions into Russian Turkestan to gain the support of politicians, even of opposing parties.
The Jewel and the Ember: Love Stories of the Ancient Middle East
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
A compelling collection of enlightening, joyful, painful, funny and heartrending love stories from throughout the ancient Middle East. These ten wonderful tales are not found in the familiar Arabian Nights, but are drawn from sources such as Zoroastrian Persia, the Turkish Oghuz, from folklore still told in Afghanistan and from epics and myths of the Bedouin peoples of Arabia.
It's Good to Be Carly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Other
It's Good to Be Carly is a superbly creative story that follows four friends named Carly through their typical day. There is a unique twist in this book as it teaches the reader simple Kazakh greetings by using English-sounding words. There are a variety of these play-on-words scenarios that will make speaking simple Kazakh phrases easy to remember. Kazakh is the native language of Kazakhstan.