BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS

My vote for best book of 2012: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. “Immersion journalist” Katherine Boo, a staff writer for The New Yorker and a Pulitzer Prize winner, has suffered from rheumatoid arthritis since childhood. Her health is frail. Still, she felt moved to spend three years quietly walking among, standing beside, […]