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    • We Are Displaced

    • My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World
    • By: Malala Yousafzai
    • Narrated by: Deepti Gupta, Neela Vaswani, Malala Yousafzai - introduction, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Starting with her own story of displacement as an internally displaced person, Malala introduces listeners to what it means to lose your home, your community and the only world you've ever known. She shares the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her various journeys to refugee camps and the cities where refugee girls and their families have settled. The anecdotes focus on different parts of each girl's story - from what it was like the day she left her home to what daily life is like in a refugee camp.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful and moving

    • By Jojo on 24-03-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Flame

    • By: Leonard Cohen
    • Narrated by: Margaret Atwood, Rodney Crowell, John Doe, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Flame is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen's last poems, selected and ordered by the author in the final months of his life. Featuring lyrics, prose pieces and illustrations, the book also contains an extensive selection from Cohen's notebooks, which he kept in poetic form throughout his life, and offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist and thinker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Allegria on 05-12-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Malala

    • The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
    • By: Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    In 2014 Malala become the youngest ever person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Written in collaboration with critically acclaimed National Book Award finalist Patricia McCormick, Malala tells her story - from her childhood in the Swat Valley to the shooting, to her recovery, and to new life in England.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting and inspirational!

    • By Miss E. on 15-10-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • An Unrestored Woman

    • By: Shobha Rao
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It's 1947. The Indian subcontinent is partitioned into two separate countries, India and Pakistan. And with one decree, countless lives are changed forever. An Unrestored Woman explores the fault lines in this mass displacement of humanity.

    Regular price: £17.39

    • A Different Kind of Daughter

    • The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
    • By: A Different Kind of Daughter Maria Toorpakai
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    Maria Toorpakai Wazir has lived her life disguised as a boy, defying the Taliban, in order to pursue her love of sport. Coming second in a national junior weightlifting event for boys, Maria decided to put her future in her own hands by going in disguise. When she discovered squash and was easily beating all the boys, life became more dangerous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best autobiography I've ever read ( and I've read most of them !! )

    • By Mrs Louise Marie Holt on 25-03-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Same Sun Here

    • By: Silas House, Neela Vaswani
    • Narrated by: Silas House, Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Meena and River have a lot in common: fathers forced to work away from home to make ends meet, grandmothers who mean the world to them, and faithful dogs. But Meena is an Indian immigrant girl living in New York City’s Chinatown, while River is a Kentucky coal miner’s son. As Meena’s family studies for citizenship exams and River’s town faces devastating mountaintop removal, this unlikely pair become pen pals, sharing thoughts and, as their camaraderie deepens, discovering common ground in their disparate experiences.

    Regular price: £18.39