Churchill's Secret War
The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II
By Madhusree Mukerjee
(Basic Books, Hardcover, 9780465002016, 368pp.)
Publication Date: August 1, 2010
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A bracing narrative of wartime India and the tremendous famine that resulted when Churchill sacrificed the lives of four million Bengalis to win World War II
Madhusree Mukerjee won a Guggenheim fellowship to write her previous book, The Land of Naked People. She has served on the board of editors of Scientific American. She lives near Frankfurt, Germany.