Malala Yousafzai Agrees to Book Deal

The Pakistani girl was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen for speaking out for girls' education


LONDON, March 28 (UPI) — A Pakistani teenager targeted by the Taliban for advocating education for girls says she has agreed to a book deal with a British publisher.

Malala Yousafzai said in a blog post that her memoir "I Am Malala" was picked up by Weidenfield-and-Nicholson for what the British newspaper The Guardian said was a reported 2 million pounds ($3 million).