Katherine Boo

Katherine Boo

Katherine J. Boo is an American investigative journalist who has documented the lives of people in poverty. She has won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service , the MacArthur "genius" award , and the National Book Award for Nonfiction . She has been a staff writer for the 'New Yorker' magazine since 2003. Her book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, won nonfiction prizes from PEN, the Los Angeles Times Book Awards, the New York Public Library, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, in addition to the National Book Award for Nonfiction. Wikipedia*

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Katherine Boo has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2013 Ceremony.

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