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Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum

Advantages: Astonishing insights and written like a novel
Disadvantages: Some readers will find it a very harsh and disturbing book

Let’s cut to the chase - it’s Amazing ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers: LIfe, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum’ by American writer Katherine Boo is a remarkable book that reads like the best of fiction despite being entirely founded in fact. I read it th ...

koshkha 23.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Beyond the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo

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The Theft of Autonomy

Advantages: Statistically on the money - Great debate material.
Disadvantages: A typical journalist's book - lacked witticism.

Willing Slaves: How the Overwork Culture is Ruling Our Lives by Madeleine Bunting370pp, Harper Perennial 2005Paperback: did RRP at 12.99 GBPAmazon: no more than 2.00 GBP (I pur ...

1st2thebar 13.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Willing Slaves: How the Overwork Culture is Ruling Our Lives - Madeleine Bunting

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