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The Kite Runner – the Film

The film version of the novel is scheduled to open on November 2. Check out the trailer: http://www.apple.com/trailers/paramount_vantage/thekiterunner/ This morning NPR broadcast a story on heightened tensions in Afghanistan related to the movie’s forthcoming appearance. There are growing worries over the film’s depiction of ethnic tensions, the depiction of the Taliban, and on a personal [...]

Published by admin on September 21st, 2007 Comment now »

NPR Interviews Hosseini

Since Kite Runner appeared in 2003, National Public Radio has done a series of interviews and reports on the book and the author. Most recently, NPR rebroadcast its August, 2005 interview. If you missed this feature, you can listen online to this and several others at Khaled Hosseini, Spinning Tales of a Faraway Home.

Published by admin on August 7th, 2007 Comment now »

Listen to Traditional Music

You can sample traditional Afghan music by listening to CDs in the HSU Library Collection. Look for Music from Kabul (collection of folk music) – CD-4891 Memories of Heart: instrumental music of Afghanistan – CD-3782 in the second floor Audio & VideoCollection.

Published by admin on July 20th, 2007 2 Comments »