OCCUPATION: Author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 1
PRO: Hosseini's no one-hit wonder: Suns garnered generally positive reviews and has spent nearly 50 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
CON: The release of the film adaptation of The Kite Runner was delayed over worries that edgy sexual content would spark reprisals against its three young stars they had to be removed from Kabul. In the West, it got mostly ho-hum reviews.
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