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Reading Hour 10/10: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

By September 16, 2013No Comments

Behind Beautiful

From Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, Behind The Beautiful Forevers received a top rating of ten out of ten during The Reading Hour.

In this brilliantly written, fast-paced book, based on three years of uncompromising reporting, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human.   Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. With intelligence, humor, and deep insight into what connects human beings to one another in an era of tumultuous change, Behind the Beautiful Forevers carries the reader headlong into one of the twenty-first century’s hidden worlds, and into the lives of people impossible to forget……