A Different Kind of DaughterNPR coverage of A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight by Maria Toorpakai and Katharine Holstein. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
A woman from an oppressive Pakistani tribal region, where women playing sports is forbidden, discusses how she passed as a boy in order to play the sports she loved, thus becoming a lightning rod of freedom in her country's fierce battle over women's rights, as well as the subject of a forthcoming 2016 documentary. Reading-group guide available. 40,000 first printing.