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BOOK DISCUSSION — MIDNIGHT’S BORDERS: A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF MODERN INDIA by Suchitra Vijayan (Auburn Public Library)

Auburn Public Library 49 Spring Street, Auburn, ME, United States

“Sharing borders with six countries and spanning a geography that extends from Pakistan to Myanmar, India is the world’s largest democracy and second-most populous country. It is also the site of the world’s biggest crisis of statelessness, as it strips citizenship from hundreds of thousands of its people – especially those living in disputed border regions. … In this stunning work of narrative reportage … we hear from those whose stories are never told…” (from book jacket)