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Sonia Faleiro

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Sonia Faleiro is the author of Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars and a novella, The Girl. Her new book, The Good Girls: An Ordinary Killing will be published in 2021.
The New York Times hailed Beautiful Thing as ‘an intimate and valuable piece of reportage that will break your heart several times over.’ The book 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.
She is the co-founder of Deca, a global cooperative of award-winning journalists. Her writing has received support from the Pulitzer Centre and The Investi
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The Good Girls: An Ordinary...

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Beautiful Thing: Inside the...

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13 Men

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The Girl

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“Tears,’ they would sneer, ‘are the indulgences of those who haven’t suffered enough.’ To”
Sonia Faleiro, Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars

“if one woman doesn’t help another, we will all suffer.”
Sonia Faleiro, Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars

“Dalali, pimping, was the natural next step because no one was better equipped to sell women, it was believed, than one who had been sold, or who had sold herself. And no one was exempt.”
Sonia Faleiro, Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars




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