Quill and Quire


« Back to

Penguin Canada to publish Khaled Hosseini’s new novel

It’s not all talk of mergers and mega-publishers over at Penguin Canada, which just announced it will publish a new novel by Khaled Hosseini, the U.S.-Afghan author of the bestseller The Kite Runner.

And the Mountains Echoed, Hosseini’s first book since his 2007 novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, will be released under Penguin’s Viking Canada imprint on May 21.

In a press release, Hosseini says:

I am forever drawn to family as a recurring central theme of my writing. My earlier novels were, at heart, tales of fatherhood and motherhood. My new novel is a multigenerational-family story as well, this time revolving around brothers and sisters, and the ways in which they love, wound, betray, honour, and sacrifice for each other.