The Red MarketNPR coverage of The Red Market: On the Trail of the World's Organ Brokers, Bone Thieves, Blood Farmers, and Child Traffickers by Scott Carney. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Taking readers on a disturbing tour through a macabre global underworld where organs, bones and real live people are bought and sold on the "red market," an investigative journalist documents the rise, fall and resurgence of this multibillion-dollar trade throughout history. 35,000 first printing.
Locals say this building in Kolkata, India, was once the center of the Indian black market bone trade. They say workers once dried human bones on the roof and cleaned corpses inside.