Books by Khaled Hosseini and Complete Book Reviews

Khaled Hosseini, Author . Riverhead $24.95 (336p) ISBN 978-1-57322-245-7
Hosseini's stunning debut novel starts as an eloquent Afghan version of the American immigrant experience in the late 20th century, but betrayal and redemption come to the forefront when the narrator, a writer, returns to his ravaged homeland to
Khaled Hosseini, Author . Riverhead $25.95 (384p) ISBN 978-1-59448-950-1
Afghan-American novelist Hosseini follows up his bestselling The Kite Runner with another searing epic of Afghanistan in turmoil. The story covers three decades of anti-Soviet jihad, civil war and Taliban tyranny through the lives of two women....
Khaled Hosseini, Tommaso Valsecchi, Fabio Celoni, and Mirka Andolfo. Riverhead, $19 trade paper (132p) ISBN 978-1-59448-547-3
Seven years after the novel’s publication and four years after the release of a motion picture, a faithful though streamlined graphic novel adaptation of Hosseini’s bestseller appears. Amir was raised in privilege in Afghanistan, with Hassan, a...
Khaled Hosseini. Riverhead, $28.95 (416p) ISBN 978-1-59463-176-4
Hosseini’s third novel (after A Thousand Splendid Suns) follows a close-knit but oft-separated Afghan family through love, wars, and losses more painful than death. The story opens in 1952 in the village of Shadbagh, outside of Kabul, as a laborer,...
Khaled Hosseini, illus. by Dan Williams. Riverhead, $15 (48p) ISBN 978-0-525-53909-4
Hosseini (The Kite Runner) says he was compelled to write about the refugee crisis after seeing the photograph of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian who drowned off the coast of Turkey in 2015. Yet Hosseini’s story, aimed at readers of all ages,...
Khaled Hosseini, read by the author, Navid Negahban, and Shohreh Aghdashloo. Penguin Audio, unabridged, 12 CDs, 14 hrs., $39.95 ISBN 978-1-61176-180-1
Khaled Hosseini’s third novel is told via a series of interlinking stories—beginning in an Afghanistan village in 1952 when an impoverished man named Saboor is faced with the prospect of giving up one of his children in order to survive. From this...
Khaled Hosseini, Author, Atossa Leoni, Read by , read by Atossa Leoni. Simon & Schuster Audio $39.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-7435-5445-9
Atossa Leoni, who is German-born of Afghan ancestry, was clearly chosen because she can pronounce all the Afghan words—a big plus, but it’s the only plus in this bad reading. Dropping her voice on the last word of every sentence, her...
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