Video interview: Khaled Hosseini

The author of The Kite Runner returns to the Afghan capital as UN goodwill amabassador.



    A bestseller in the book charts worldwide, The Kite Runner was an introduction to Afghanistan for many people.

    Its author, Afghan-American writer Khaled Hosseini, drew on his childhood experiences of growing up in the capital, Kabul.

    He is now back in the country as a goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency. 

    Al Jazeera's James Bays caught up with him in the city of his birth.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.