Friday, 29 August 2008

The Kite Runner voted Reading Group Book of the Year 2008

The Kite RunnerFor the third year in a row, Khaled Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner, has been voted as the Reading Group Book of the Year. Hosseini’s popularity with reading groups continues as his second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, came in second. Votes were collected via the Penguin and Orange websites and from reading groups entering the 2008 Penguin/Orange Broadband Readers’ Group Prize.

The top 10 favourite reading group books are
1 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
2 A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
3 joint:
Old Filth by Jane Gardam
The Island by Victoria Hislop
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Small Island by Andrea Levy
7 Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
8 joint:
We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen by Paul Torday
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai

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