ISBN 9788184000818,Journeys In The Night: Untold Stories From India's Best-Known Writers

Journeys In The Night: Untold Stories From India's Best-Known Writers


Negar Akhavi


Random House



Random House

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788184000818

ISBN-10 8184000812


Number of Pages 352 Pages
Language (English)

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India Is Already Home To 5.2 Million Hiv Cases Outnumbered Only By South Africa. But Aids Is Still Andisease Stigmatized And Shrouded In Denial. In This Unique Anthology, Sixteen Of India S Best Known Writers Gonon The Road To Uncover The Country S Aids Epidemic: The Trucker Who Makes His Punishing All Night Journeys;Nthe Disaffected Youth In The Northeast, Many Of Whom Are Now Injecting Drug Users; And The Housewives Whonhave Unknowingly Contracted The Disease From Their Husbands.N Kiran Desai Visits A Village Of Sex Workers In Andhra Pradeshn Aman Sethi Hitches A Ride Down Nh31 With A Truckern Siddharth Deb Hangs Out With Manipur S Disaffected Youthn William Dalrymple Meets The Devdasis Of Belgaonn Nalini Jones Writes About An Unexpected Love Storyn Sunil Gangopadhyay Visits His Old Haunts In Sonagachin Salman Rushdie Spends A Day With Mumabai S Hijrasn Jaspreet Singh Haunts A Delhi Orphanagen Sonia Faleiro On Why The Police And The Sex Workers Are Partners In Crimen Nikita Lalwani On The Man Who Took On Supreme Courtn Amit Chaudhuri Meets Some Unsung Heroesn Cs Lakshmi Writes About The Secrets Women Keepn Siddharth Dhanwant Sanghvi Recounts The Last Days Of A Young Filmmakern Mukul Kesavan Meets The Men Leading Double Livesn Shobhaa De On The Death Of The Family Drivern Vikram Seth On The Real Story Behind A Poem He Wrotentogether The Pieces Make Up A Complex And Gripping Picture Of Aids In India, Who It S Affecting, How, Andnwhy.