June 4, 2023


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Khalid Hosseini tops the list of richest foreign writers in China

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Foreign writer rich list reflects influence of movie adaptations: China Daily

The List of Richest Foreign Writers of 2014 was released today, showing a rivalry between paperbacks and e-books and an intimate interplay between the original works and their adaptations.

The sub-list of the China’s Richest Writers List of the Year crowned Khaled Hosseini as the richest foreign writer because his debut novel, The Kite Runner, has got 7.6 million yuan ($1.22million) in the past year. Keigo Higashino’s Unworried Store was the runner-up, followed by Joanna Cole’s Magic School Bus.

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