Aksos Book Store
Aksos Book Store(Pashto': اکسوس کتاب پلورنځی, Dari': کتابفروشی اکسوس) is a book publishing house and store in Afghanistan. It was founded in 2014 by Hameed Nasary. Before Aksos Book Store opens in Kabul, the founder of Axon Media Group, Hameed Nasary, who was and is president of Spogmai FM, started printing some of books that the society was in need the most. The books were given away to some close friends and relatives, but this giveaway process was not that effective as expected, because the books were not given and delivered to a large amount of people in order to promote the culture of reading and books in aspects of business. Fortunately, this small amount of books that were given away, support of the society, people and book lovers caused Aksos Book Store to open a tiny (4x3m) shop on eastern road of Kabul University in third district.
Aksos is the ancient name of the Amu Darya(Amu River) in Central Asia and Afghanistan, the title Aksos is chosen because of the meaning and similarity of endless knowledge and books with seas and running water in the planet. The title Aksos chosen for Aksos Book Store has a historical value, and is being chosen accurately. People are liking it and giving positive comments on it. According to its creation and structure, it has two syllabuses. Names and titles with two syllabuses are being pronounced beautifully and easily.
- Abdul Karim Khurram
- Mohammade Zubair Shafiqi
- Nazeer Ahmad Sahaar
- Bismillah Momand
- Shafiqa Khpalwak
- Aqa Mohammad Qurishi
- Asadullah Waheedi
- Sher Khan Shaheer
- Abdullah Abed
- Wagma Wardak
- Shfiq Amirzay
Categories of Books Available
- English Fiction
- English Textbooks
- Pasho Litrature
- Pashto Fiction
- Dari Litrature
- Dari Fiction
- Official Gazette
Aksos Book Store did not only work for book selling, perhaps they are translating some bestsellers and books of the day and importing them. In addition, translating, writing, and editing books has become a new source of income and a business for authors, translators and editors around Afghanistan. Some of the senior translators have become the partners of Aksos Book Store and according to their translation, the translators are getting remuneration for their work. In 2018 Aksos Book Store successfully translated (Directorate S) to Pashto and in a really short period of time, it was a great experience, the book has been published and spread around the country. The second book was (The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace) it was translated to pashto and edited and proofread in around two weeks, the fastest book publication ever to happen in Afghanistan.
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