Sonia Faleiro is the author of Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay’s Dance Bars (Grove Atlantic, 2012).
The New York Times hailed Beautiful Thing as ‘an intimate and valuable piece of reportage that will break your heart several times over.’ The Sunday Times called it ‘a tour de force of reportage, whose depth, insight and resonance make it the equal of the best fiction’ while The Observer praised it as a ‘brilliant investigative foray into the dance bars of Bombay.’
Beautiful Thing was an Observer, Guardian, and Economist Book of the Year, Time Out Subcontinental Book of the Year, CNN Mumbai Book of the Year, and The Sunday Times Travel Book of the Year, 2011. It has been published worldwide and translated into several languages.
To learn more, visit www.soniafaleiro.com