Sub title: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Author: Katherine Boo
This brilliant work of reportage on the Mumbai slum called Annawadi, and the true-life stories of some of its inhabitants, is a powerful and unforgettable account of the impact of corruption, inequality, globalization and religion in an Indian megacity. It is written in luminous prose, with a narrative pace that grips the reader from beginning to end.
Penguin Books India
15 Feb 2013
Indian Subcontinent only