The Kite Runner is the story of Amir, a Sunni Muslim, who struggles to find his place in the world because of the aftereffects and fallout from a series of traumatic childhood events. An adult Amir opens the novel in the present-day United States with a vague reference to one of these events, and then the novel flashes back to Amir's childhood in Afghanistan.
Top 100 Books by Peace to the People, a Conduit of Kind + Mindful Culture Novels and Recommended books on Yoga, Mindfulness, Meditation, Creative Non-Fiction, Literature, Poetry, Etc. -- I'd hardly call some of these the best (and some are repeated) but I'll keep this list in mind if I need a new read
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom (2003, CD, Unabridged)