SAJA-NYC: Book Launch // "Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars" with Sonia Faleiro

  • Friday, March 09, 2012
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones Street, New York City


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Join SAJA-NYC as we celebrate the book launch of award-winning reporter and writer Sonia Faleiro's "Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars."

Reception: 6:30 pm
Reading and Q/A: 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Free and open to the public. Registration required.

About Beautiful Thing:
Already published in India and the UK to great acclaim and named an Observer, Guardian, and Economist Book of the Year, Beautiful Thing is an expose of Bombay's notorious sex industry.
It makes its American debut on March 6; in a starred review Kirkus describes the book as an "international sensation and rightfully so."

About Sonia Faleiro (@soniafaleiro):
Sonia Faleiro is an award-winning reporter and author. She writes The Other India column on India’s marginalized communities and sub-cultures for The New York Times’ India Ink. She has spoken about India's marginalized on NPR's All Things Considered and Tell Me More, at TedX Amsterdam Women 2011, and the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. She lives between Mumbai and San Francisco.

To schedule an interview or receive a review copy of Beautiful Thing, please email Stephanie Gilardi at Grove Atlantic at Please be aware that Stephanie will only be able  to respond to members of the working press. 

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