Obama's Afghanistan

MoJo Podcast: 5 Questions for Author Khaled Hosseini

| Fri Apr. 24, 2009 6:25 PM EDT
  • Length: 13:22 minutes (12.23 MB)

Khaled Hosseini's fortunes have risen as his native Afghanistan's have sunk. His debut novel The Kite Runner sold 6 million copies and was turned into a feature film. His second, A Thousand Splendid Suns, is also headed to the silver screen.

Now a full-time writer and goodwill envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Hosseini sat down with Mother Jones to talk about the current state of his homeland.

Download Audio

Advertise on MotherJones.com