Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.
The measure includes censorship, control of links with foreign media and creates special courts to deal with media crimes.
Journalists fear it could spell the end to any kind of media freedom in Afghanistan.
The BBC’s David Loyn reports from Kabul.
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