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Khaled Hosseini In Conversation With Book Passage’s Elaine Petrocelli

April 18 @ 4:00 pm

Free

Live: Saturday, April 18th, 7:00est/4:00pst

In March 2001, while practicing medicine, Khaled Hosseini began writing his first novel, The Kite Runner, which was published by Riverhead Books in 2003. That debut went on to launch one of the biggest literary careers of our time. Today, Khaled is one of the most recognized and bestselling authors in the world. His books, The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed, have been published in over seventy countries and sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.

In 2006 Khaled was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Inspired by a trip he made to Afghanistan with the UNHCR, he later established The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a nonprofit, which provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. He lives in Northern California with his wife and two children.

It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime…”
– The Kite Runner

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Date:
April 18
Time:
4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://bookpassage.extendedsession.com/session/khaled-hosseini/

Organizer

Book Passage San Francisco
Phone:
415-835-1020
Website:
http://www.bookpassage.com