Almaty - Post Report Question and Answers
Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?
Apples are from Kazakhstan, a few good books out there. - Sep 2023
Lonely Planet Central Asia (Multi Country Travel Guide). The book Silent Steppe: The Memoir of a Kazakh Nomad Under Stalin talks about the very depressing history of Kazakhstan under Soviet rule, but it does not really seem relevant to daily life. - Feb 2013
Apples are from Kazakhstan (can't remember the author), The Great Game by Peter Hopkirk - May 2012
Apples are From Kazakhstan, The Great Game (related to country/region, not just city). Lonely Planet Guide to Central Asia is good too. - Mar 2010