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


The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia (Kodansha Globe) and Apples Are from Kazakhstan: The Land that Disappeared. - Aug 2015


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


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