Khaled Hosseini's new book, A Thousand Splendid Suns, is coming out May 22. Mr. Hosseini became an international sensation with his first novel, "The Kite Runner."
Now, the Afghan-American novelist has a new book that promises to be as moving as his first. Another tale of Afghanistan in turmoil, "A Thousand Splendid Suns," covers three decades of civil war and Taliban tyranny from the perspective of two women, Mariam and Laila.
Read an excerpt.