And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity

  • Katherine Boo wins national award for Mumbai book November 15, 2012

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Katherine Boo won the national book award for nonfiction for 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,' which sheds light on the lives of India's poor as well as government corruption. Author Louise Erdrich took the top fiction award for her...
  • Pulitzer-winner Boo unmasks Mumbai poverty in new book March 14, 2012

    New York: Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo's idea to spend her days in a Mumbai slum originated one night while she was lying on the floor of her Washington, DC area home with a punctured lung and three broken ribs after tripping over a dictionary. The former Washington Post editor and...