15 promising nonfiction books for spring 2013

April showers bring May flowers. Here's some fresh non-fiction to check out this spring while you enjoy the new greenery.

7. "A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Childhood," by Qais Akbar Omar

Afghan carpet designer and businessman Qais Akbar Omar recalls his glorious childhood in 1960s Kabul – and the decades of war and strife that followed. (April) 

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