ANGELS BY THE MURKY RIVER: COLLECTING STORIES OF UNHEARD LIVES
by Shivaji Das
☞ 10 March 2017, Friday
7 p.m. at BooksActually
(№ 9 Yong Siak Street
Explore the immense diversity of ordinary people—they are the homeless people in Mumbai and Seoul, ageing anarchists in Melbournepoverty-stricken diamond miners in Indonesia, all-renouncing monks in the material city of Singapore, farmers-turned-painters in Morocco and China, an elderly couple who scribble love poems on walls of small-town China while not daring to meet each other, Filipino women boxers and beauty pageants, and a group of migratory mother-in-laws, to name a few.
This book will make you question, WHAT MAKES US HUMAN?