I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Audiobook, by Malala Yousafzai Play Audiobook Sample

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Audiobook

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Audiobook, by Malala Yousafzai Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Archie Panjabi Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 6.67 hours at 1.5x Speed 5.00 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: October 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781478979791

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Longest Chapter Length:

29:44 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

09:39 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

20:31 minutes

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As seen on Netflix with David Letterman

"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive.

Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At sixteen, she became a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize.

I AM MALALA is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls' education, of a father who, himself a school owner, championed and encouraged his daughter to write and attend school, and of brave parents who have a fierce love for their daughter in a society that prizes sons.

I AM MALALA will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world.

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“Ms. Yousafzai has single-handedly turned the issue of the right of girls—and all children—to be educated into headline news. And she is a figure worth hearing.”

— Financial Times 


  • “A riveting memoir…this is a book that should be read not only for its vivid drama but for its urgent message about the untapped power of girls.”

    — Washington Post
  • “The touching story will not only inform you of changing conditions in Pakistan, but inspire your rebellious spirit.”

    — Time Out New York


  • A Publishers Weekly bestseller
  • A New York Times bestseller
  • A 2014 Audie Award Finalist for Biography/Memoir
  • A USA Today bestseller
  • A Washington Post bestseller
  • A 2013 Washington Post Notable Book for Nonfiction
  • A Los Angeles Times bestseller
  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award, December 2013
  • A Wall Street Journal bestseller
  • An NPR bestseller
  • A Library Journal bestseller
  • A Huffington Post Best Book for 2014
  • A Literary Hub Pick of the 10 Best Memoirs of the Decade

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About Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, the educational campaigner from Swat Valley, Pakistan, came to public attention by writing for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban. In recognition of her courage and advocacy, she was honored with the National Peace Prize in Pakistan in 2011 and in 2014 became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

About Archie Panjabi

Archie Panjabi is an award-winning actress who has received an Emmy for her performance as Kalinda Sharma on CBS’s hit show The Good Wife. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe in 2013. Panjabi graduated from Brunel University in England with a degree in Management Studies, receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Letters, and is a participant in the Artist in Residence Program at Harvard University. Archie was born in London, spent part of her childhood in Mumbai, and currently resides in New York.