A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Reviewed by Yvonne Zipp
Christian Science Monitor
"There may be nothing more elusive in publishing than a genuine word-of-mouth phenomenon. Set the book someplace where English isn't the first language, make your main character a coward, and throw in so much suffering that even Oprah might cry 'Enough!' and, well, there's pretty much only one recent novel that's pulled off that hat trick: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini...." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.