Nadia Hashimi’s debut novel out now

Khaled Hosseini is calling Nadia Hashimi’s The Pearl That Broke Its Shell “A tender and beautiful family story. Her always engaging multigenerational tale is a portrait of Afghanistan in all of its perplexing, enigmatic glory, and a mirror into the still ongoing struggles of Afghan women.”

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell is now available where books are sold and online. For more information go to

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