With The Kite Runner still charting on the New York Times paperback fiction bestseller list--its run currently extends more than one hundred weeks--Khaled Hosseini is back with his second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns . The book will be officially released in the United States tomorrow, and Hosseini will be appearing here at the Central Library on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Montgomery Auditorium. Admission is free--no tickets or reservations necessary. (Doors will open at 6:15 p.m.) There will be a book signing following the event, with copies of Hosseini's books available for purchase.
UPDATE: Listen to Hosseini read an excerpt from A Thousand Splendid Suns here .