Examining Poverty & Cultivating Empathy: Three Books that Will Expand Your Perspective

By Becky Sipos The first is Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers, my book club’s nonfiction selection this month. I thought the horrific stories of life in the slums of Mumbai, India, would be too awful to read, but Boo’s empathetic portrayal really drew me into their lives. I cheered for Abdul, the young garbage … Continue reading “Examining Poverty & Cultivating Empathy: Three Books that Will Expand Your Perspective”

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