Author: Gary Barker and Michael Kaufman

The Afghan Vampires Book Club: A story of love & war and a serious look at the impact of war on us all

We’re very pleased that our new novel, The Afghan Vampires Book Club, has been garnering some enthusiastic responses. Jane Fonda calls it, “A riveting story of love and war… A marriage of American Sniper and Heart of Darkness. I read it straight through in one sitting.” Scotland’s “The Herald” writes:  “Partly a satirical broadside against the insanity Read More …

Appalling Words the World is Saying About Our Daughters

(This post also appears at Huff Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-kaufman-phd/appalling-words-the-world_b_4132788.html ) An astonishing new UN Women ad campaign is showing what the world is saying about our daughters and the women in our lives. Using Google’s autocomplete function with various phrases (women shouldn’t, women need to, women cannot, and women should) the creator of the ad, Christopher Hunt, Read More …