Daring to Drive by Manal al-Sharif
Daring to Drive by Manal al-Sharif is an account of woman attempting to drive in Saudi Arabia. Al-Sharif is a women’s rights activist from Saudi Arabia who was imprisoned in 2011 for driving a car. She has been lauded by Foreign Policy, Time, Forbes, and the Oslo Freedom Forum. Daring to Drive is her first book. Manal al-Sharif grew up in Mecca the second daughter of a taxi driver, born the year strict fundamentalism took hold.