Biography

Rosemary Mahoney

Rosemary Mahoney is the author of THE EARLY ARRIVAL OF DREAMS, a New York Times Notable Book; WHOREDOM IN KIMMAGE, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; DOWN THE NILE: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff, a New York Times Notable Book; and two other books. She was a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow and is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award.

Rosemary Mahoney

Books by Rosemary Mahoney

by Rosemary Mahoney - Memoir, Nonfiction

Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of Sabriye Tenberken, the remarkable blind woman who founded the school. Fascinated and impressed by what she learned from the blind children of Tibet, Mahoney was moved to investigate further the cultural history of blindness. As part of her research, she spent three months teaching at Tenberken's international training center for blind adults in Kerala, India.