The Sex workers of Kotha No. 300 raise their children cook for their lovers, visit temples, shrines and mosques, complain about pimps and brothel owners, listen to film to film songs, and solicit and entertain customers.
By following the daily lives of the denizens of one kotha, Mayank Austen Soofi paints an intimate portrait of women for whom sex is work-a way to make a living.
With precise details and haunting photographs, soofi delicately and carefully etches the everyday world of those who inhabit the peripheries of society.
Author of four alternative guidebooks to Delhi, Mayank Austen Soofi spends his time in bookshops and bylanes, observing every corner of the city. Once a hotel steward, he is best known for his website and blog, the Delhi Walla, in which he details Delhi’s lives and loves.
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