Writers choosing writers
What happens when you ask a handful of writers to name their favorite book of 2012, and then the authors of those books pick their favorites? The unexpected. Follow the trail for a wonderful daisy-chain of eclectic reading recommendations to last through next year.
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TRAIL 3( Bloomsbury, Random House )
Carr picks ...
Behind the Beautiful Forevers:
Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
I was in awe of the reporting skill that brought me so deeply into the precarious lives of these Mumbai slumdwellers with nary a drop of condescension or sentimentality.