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November 17, 2012

American Journalist Katherine Boo wins National Book Award


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American Journalist Katherine Boo wins National Book Award for her book "Behind The Beautiful Forevers". This news is important because the book is based on the lives of people in a Mumbai slum (same strategy followed by Oscar winning director Danny Boyl. Boo has won this year's National Book Award for Non-Fiction in the United States for the above mentioned book. "Behind The Beautiful Forevers", written by American journalist Katherine Boo, is an account of Annawadi, a makeshift settlement near Mumbai airport. Boo's book beat Anne Applebaum's "Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956", Robert A. Caro's "The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 4" , Domingo Martinez's "The Boy Kings of Texas" and Anthony Shadid's "House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East".  The National Book Award for Fiction was given to novelist Louise Erdrich's "The Round House".

Katherine Boo's Behind The Beautiful Forevers win National Book Awards 


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