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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, author of the bestseller Behind the Beautiful Forevers, will speak on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Behind the Beautiful Forevers is considered a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the world’s great, unequal cities: Mumbai, India. Boo has more than 25 years experience as a journalist with the The New Yorker and The Washington Post, among other publications. Sponsors: Lowell Humanities Series and Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics.