Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

9781400067558Behind the Beautiful Forevers
by Katherine Boo
(pub. 2/12)

Next to the luxury hotels in Mumbai live thousands of Indians in the Annawadi slums.  This is a revealing portrait of individuals trying to move ahead amidst corruption and a lack of education and opportunity.  Moving stories of survival in what seems a hopeless environment are contained in this excellent piece of investigative journalism.

Recommended by:
Kathy – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
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