Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity

December 24, 2012

Hour 2:           From the Think Archive – What’s it like in the slum settlements of Mumbai? Katherine Boo, staff writer for The New Yorker [1], spent three years reporting on the Annawadi settlement near the city’s airport. She writes about the experience and the incredible lives of the people who live there in her new book “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity” (Random House, 2012). We talked with her last February.

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