AFGHAN PROVERBS AND SAYINGS
ضرب المثل های دری افغانستان
د افغانستان پښتو متلونه
- WINNER OF 12 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS
- MWSA 2016 SILVER MEDAL -
- NEXTGEN INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2016 FINALIST -
- READERS' FAVORITE 2015 BRONZE MEDAL -
- INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 2015 FINALIST -
- IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 2015 SILVER MEDAL -
- BEVERLY HILLS BOOK AWARDS 2015 WINNER -
- LONDON BOOK FESTIVAL 2014 WINNER -
- USA BEST BOOKS 2014 FINALIST -
- READERS' FAVORITE 2014 AWARD WINNER -
- IPPY 2014 BRONZE MEDAL -
- WRITER'S DIGEST 2013 1st PRIZE -
- MWSA 2013 GOLD MEDAL -
AFGHAN CELEBRITY AND THOUGHT LEADER INTERVIEWS
with Edward Zellem
TRANSLATOR OF AFGHAN PROVERBS ILLUSTRATED - RUSSIAN EDITION
Афганские Пословицы Иллюстрированные
Very few people make world history while they are still in high school.
But Afghan-American student Yasamin Rahmani is one of them.
I met Yasamin early last year after I gave a talk on Afghan Proverbs at George Washington University in Washington, DC. It didn’t take long for me to realize that she was exactly the right person to help me bring Afghan Proverbs to Russia for the first time.
Yasamin Rahmani achieved a world-first in the summer of 2013 when she and her father Asadullah Rahmani translated the award-winning book Afghan Proverbs Illustrated into Russian. Despite centuries of Russian involvement in Afghanistan, this is the first known bilingual book of illustrated Afghan Proverbs in Russian-Dari ever published.
The result was Афганские Пословицы Иллюстрированные (pronounced “Afganskii Poslovitsi Illyoostrirovanniy”), now available in over 40 countries worldwide...including Russia.... (more)
Read Yasamin Rahmani's interview with Edward Zellem
"Afghan Proverbs Now in Russia"
(Interview also available in Italian)