Archive for the 'Related Reading' Category

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Why the Kite Runner for Book of the Year?

The title was chosen last Spring, and the rationale is described in this announcement: HSU and CR Announce Book of the Year

Published by admin on August 8th, 2007 Comment now »

Do You Need a Glossary?

A glossary is a list of special or foreign language terms used in a book, together with their meanings. Since few Americans know many Farsi, Pashto or Dari words, reading the Kite Runner is easier if you can look up non-English terms as you encounter them. You can take advantage of an online glossary developed [...]

Published by admin on August 1st, 2007 Comment now »

Related Reading – Afghanistan

To find some background information on the Afghan land and people, try Encyclopaedia Britannica Online’s introduction, Afghanistan. You might want to read a book about some aspect of the nation’s life and culture. Take look in HSU Library’s Catalog to find many interesting print and electronic titles, such as Afghanistan and Central Asia : a [...]

Published by admin on July 20th, 2007 Comment now »

Read the Book

To read the book, you can visit the HSU library, in person or electronically at http://library.humboldt.edu. HSU Library has a circulating print copy, call number PS3608.O832 K58 2005, and a copy on Reserve. In addition, the Library offers online access to Kite Runner for your online reading pleasure, 24/7! The HSU Bookstore has print copies [...]

Published by admin on July 20th, 2007 1 Comment »