Comments: Within five minutes after Khaled’s site went live, his
guestbook began filling up with entries awaiting approval – dozens upon dozens from fans across the globe. We’ve never seen anything like it! Usually, guestbooks fill up gradually over a period of weeks or months. Speed aside, this experience nicely illustrates how a guestbook can be a great win-win tool for well-known (and busy) authors readers get to publicly display their appreciation and praise, while the authors don’t feel pressured about replying. By the way, be sure to visit the page devoted to
Khaled’s U.N. work and watch the heart-rending movie about Khaled’s trip to Chad – you’ll learn more about the Darfur crisis and get another glimpse of the man behind
The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns..