Louise Brown is a writer of both fiction and non-fiction. She worked at the University of Birmingham in the UK where she was Senior Lecturer in Sociology, and has written several books, including The Dancing Girls of Lahore (New York: Fourth Estate, 2004), which is an ethnographic study of the traditional brothel quarter of Lahore, Pakistan. Her first novel, Eden Gardens, about poor white women in prostitution in Calcutta in the 1930s and 1940s will be published by Headline in April 2016. She is currently writing a second novel, also to be published by Headline, and is working on a social history of British Imperialism.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- The Honorable Prostitute: Culture and Conscience in a Pakistani Brothel
A response to “What are the connections between culture and conscience?”
- The Dancing Girls of Lahore
A book by Louise Brown.
Photo credit: Aimee Spinks.