The following books about bin Laden, Al Qaeda, the Sept. 11 attacks and the war in Afghanistan are considered by New York Times book reviewer Michiko Kakutani to be "some of the more useful ones".
Written by CNN's national security analyst; published in 2011.
Written by a former Washington Post correspondent; published in 2004.
Written by a Pulitzer-Prize winning author; published in 2008.
The author once headed the CIA Osama bin Laden unit; published in 2011.
The author is a writer for the New Yorker; published in 2006.
The author is a political scientist; published in 2009.
By the author of The Bin Ladens; published in 2004.
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