Here's a list of books for those interested in learning more about the history of Afghanistan!
Afghanistan’s Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban, ed. Nile Green (UC Press, 2016
Michael Barry, Kabul’s Long Shadows: Historical Perspectives available online at: https://dataspace.princeton.edu/handle/88435/dsp01vd66vz93t
Sarah Chayes, The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban (Penguin, 2007)
Thomas Hegghammer, The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad (Cambridge UP, 2020)
Artemy Kalinovsky, A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan (Harvard UP, 2011)
Carter Malkasian, The American War in Afghanistan: A History (Oxford UP, 2021)
Jennifer Murtazashvili, Informal Order and the State in Afghanistan (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Abdul Salam Zaeef, My Life With the Taliban (Hurst, 2011)
And as always thanks to Tim Nunan for providing these!