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Q&A with Yasmina Khadra on Facebook

This entry was originally posted on the World Bank's Youthink! Blog Site on December 15, 2011.

ImageYouthink!, World Bank’s youth site, is hosting a Q&A session with renowned Algerian novelist Yasmina Khadra.

How you can participate
Post your questions for Yasmina Khadra on Youthink’s Facebook  and Twitter wall through January 2, 2012. Youthink! will select the 10 best questions and  publish the answers on on January 18, 2012. Questions? Please e-mail us at:

Who is Yasmina Khadra?
Yasmina Khadra is an Algerian novelist born January 10, 1955. His 10 best-sellers have been translated into 33 languages. His most recent novel, “The African Equation” portrays the hardships of people living in Africa.  Khadra is adapting two of his novels for film: “The Attack” directed by filmmaker Ziad Doueiri, and, “Ce que le jour doit à la nuit,  by Alexandre Arcady. Both films are expected to be released in 2012.

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