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What's more surprising than two relative newcomers sitting alongside heavyweights including Arundhati Roy and Nicola Barker is that these novels are decidedly upbeat accounts of the kindness of strangers. Branded “up lit” by publishers, novels of kindness and compassion are making their mark on ...
Kottayam: A friendly meeting of world renowned photographer Nick Ut and globally acclaimed author Arundhati Roy proved that some relationships does not need long time contact. Malayali's own Arundhati greeted Nick with a warm hug in front of Pallikoodam at Kalathipady in Kottayam. She said that the ...

From Amitabh Bachchan to Gen. Bipin Rawat, from Arundhati Roy to Sri Sri, these unlovely individuals infest every aspect of the luckless nation's life. As befits a country with a preposterously large population, India has far too many people who belong on the negative side of life's great ledger. Indian public ...
In what could be described as a “setback” for the Delhi police, a phone number provided by Facebook that the cops thought belonged to the person who threatened journalist Sagarika Ghose, writers Shobhaa De and Arundhati Roy and activists Kavitha Krishnan and Shehla Rashid was found to have no ...
Arundhati Roy's first novel in 20 years has been longlisted for the Women's Prize For Fiction. The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness, which began life on the mobile phone of the Indian writer, is the running for the £30,000 prize alongside 15 other works. They include Elmet, the debut novel of the British writer ...
What gives Arundhati Roy utmost happiness? These days it is the Hindi and Urdu translations of her second novel. Her novel 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness' has already been translated into over 40 languages and its Hindi and Urdu versions will be out on April 20 this year. The announcement was ...

Whereas in the 1980s and 1990s, with the internationally-known novels of Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Arundhati Roy, Rohinton Mistry and others, we saw the prevalence of themes of exile, the nation, borders, and cosmopolitanism, today we see a return to more populist modes and styles, a more ...
"Because I love you," was the sublime response of Booker-winning writer Arundhati Roy to her readers when asked why she pens the kind of novels she does. Speaking at her candid-best, Roy participated in a discussion in Delhi to mark the 69th foundation day of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh -- and ...
"Because I love you," was the sublime response of Booker-winning writer Arundhati Roy to her readers when asked why she pens the kind of novels she does. Speaking at her candid-best, Roy participated in a discussion here to mark the 69th foundation day of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh -- and ...
“Because I love you,” was the sublime response of Booker-winning writer Arundhati Roy to her readers when asked why she pens the kind of novels she does. Speaking at a discussion in Delhi to mark the 69th foundation day of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh , Roy was at her candid best. She announced the ...
In what may mark writer-activist Arundhati Roys return to controversies, the Booker-winning novelist of "The God of Small Things" is scheduled to address a gathering here on the topic "Waqt ki Aahat". Roy, who rose to global fame as the new deity of prose in 1997 after bagging the most prestigious literary ...
It is the sad demise of love and gentleness -- at the behest of skewed patriotism and extreme nationalism -- that comes across as the most troubling feature of current times for writer-activist Arundhati Roy. The very fundamentals of the country, she contended in an interview to IANS, are being broken down ...
This file photo taken on January 18, 2008 shows Indian writer Arundhati Roy smiling at an event at the Bogazici University in Istanbul. She is a peerless novelist. She fights, agitates and campaigns for a better India all the time. PHOTO | AFP ...
Raising alarm bells again about the critical situation prevailing in the country, writer Arundhati Roy has said that we are living in a dangerous time. Speaking at a press meet in Kozhikode on Thursday during the Kerala Literature Festival, she said, “This time was going to come, we were going to live through ...
“We are living in a dangerous time and we must see how we can spread courage among the people to make a change,” writer Arundhati Roy has said. She was talking to the media on the sidelines of the Kerala Literature Festival which began here on Thursday. “Today, capital is in the hands of fewer and ...
Two Indian authors are among the 16 from around the world to make the cut for the U.K.'s annual Women's Prize for Fiction longlist released in London on Thursday. Arundhati Roy's second work of fiction, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, and Meena Kandasamy's tale of a violent marriage, When I Hit ...
Whatever decision SC takes on Ayodhya, BJP, RSS will tear people apart: Arundhati Roy. She also ... It is the sad demise of love and gentleness -- at the behest of skewed patriotism and extreme nationalism -- that comes across as the most troubling feature of current times for writer-activist Arundhati Roy.

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In what may mark writer-activist Arundhati Roys return to controversies, the Booker-winning novelist of "The God of Small Things" is scheduled to address a gathering here on the topic "Waqt ki Aahat".Roy, who rose to global fame as the new deity of prose in 1997 after bagging the ...
The Hanging of Afzal Guru and the Strange Case of the Attack on the Indian Parliament by Arundhati Roy examines the implications of Mohammad Afzal Guru's hanging and Indian government's relationship with occupied Srinagar. It points out that although police violated legal safeguards, fabricated ...
This file photo taken on January 18, 2008 shows Indian writer Arundhati Roy smiling at an event at the Bogazici University in Istanbul. She is a peerless novelist. She fights, agitates and campaigns for a better India all the time. PHOTO | AFP ...
Raising alarm bells again about the critical situation prevailing in the country, writer Arundhati Roy has said that we are living in a dangerous time. Speaking at a press meet in Kozhikode on Thursday during the Kerala Literature Festival, she said, “This time was going to come, we were going to live through ...
“We are living in a dangerous time and we must see how we can spread courage among the people to make a change,” writer Arundhati Roy has said. She was talking to the media on the sidelines of the Kerala Literature Festival which began here on Thursday. “Today, capital is in the hands of fewer and ...
The Bollywood superstar's decision to stay away from '#ShalomBollywood' was in line with other international artists including world-famous British musician Roger Waters, writers Arundhati Roy who have supported the cultural boycott of Israel through the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) ...
A photo doing the rounds on social media shows Arundhati Roy saying “Mothers and teachers terrorise millions of kids everyday at home and at school. Islamic terrorism is not even 0.01 percent ... The photo is from an interview Arundhati Roy did with the BBC in 2014. The video of the interview is available ...
Literary savants from India—including Man Booker Prize-winner Arundhati Roy, who is rarely seen at such galas—will also make their presence felt through innumerable discussions during the celebration. We're guessing that some of the most interesting sessions will be led by acclaimed historian Romila ...
Arundhati Roy and Pakistan's Mohsin Hamid are the two authors from the subcontinent to figure in the list of five finalists announced by the National Book Critics Circle of the US for the 2017 awards for fiction. While Roy has been named for her popular book The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Hamid made ...
Books by Arundhati Roy, Prayaag Akbar, Anees Salim, Deepak Unnikrishnan and Meena Kandasamy have been shortlisted for the award. The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards would be given for excellent works in children's books in four categories — Best Book: Fiction, Best Book: Non-fiction, Best ...
NEW DELHI – She may have returned to publishing fiction after a two decade hiatus, but Indian writer Arundhati Roy says she has no plans to sheath her polemical sword anytime soon in a world where the vulnerable are still being “smashed.” Sitting in a cafe in the bowels of Old Delhi's labyrinthine streets ...
20 years ago Arundhati Roy entered the literary world with much fanfare. Her debut novel The God of Small Things was praised for its handling of interpersonal human issues alongside cultural and social issues pertaining to the people of India. After 20 years away from the fiction world, Roy is back with a ...
“70 lakh Indian soldiers cannot defeat Azadi gang in Kashmir” was the statement attributed to Arundhati Roy. A fake statement made in a non-existent interview during a trip that never took place was enough to launch prime time debates on Republic TV and CNN News 18 attacking Roy. The fake news had ...
NEW DELHI: She may have returned to publishing fiction after a two decade hiatus, but Indian writer Arundhati Roy says she has no plans to sheath her polemical sword anytime soon in a world where the vulnerable are still being "smashed". Sitting in a cafe in the bowels of Old Delhi's labyrinthine streets ...
She may have returned to publishing fiction after a two-decade hiatus, but writer Arundhati Roy says she has no plans to sheath her polemical sword anytime soon in a world where the vulnerable are still being “smashed”. Sitting in a cafe in the bowels of Old Delhi's labyrinthine streets on a chilly winter's ...
And for the undeniable return of Arundhati Roy, it would be sheer elation – whatever it is, we love it. 2017 can be looked back at as a year when Indian literature in English grew both in value and popularity. Much of this had to do with Arundhati Roy's return to fiction after 20 years, which was perhaps the ...
“When Arundhati Roy completed her new novel, her first in 20 years, she told her literary agent, 'I don't want all this bidding and vulgarity, you know.' She wanted interested publishers to write her a letter instead, describing 'how they understood' her book. She then convened a meeting with them. 'OK,' her ...
Call it the return of Arundhati Roy or the magic of Jeet Thayil, but most readers would agree that 2017 has been a fantastic year for Indian publishing when one looks at the fiction space. Poulomi Chatterjee, the dynamic Editor-in-Chief and Publisher at Hachette India, agreed that 2017 was a good year for ...
Leading the charge with huge publicity and global media attention was the return of writer-activist Arundhati Roy with her novel "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness". The novel came after a hiatus of two long decades, during which Roy was actively involved in a number of social and environmental ...
Leading the charge with huge publicity and global media attention was the return of writer-activist Arundhati Roy with her novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. The novel came after a hiatus of two long decades, during which Roy was actively involved in a number of social and environmental campaigns ...
A day after Booker prize winning author Arundhati Roy contributed Rs 3,00,000 to Jignesh Mevani's campaign, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani in a public meeting in Narmada district called Mevani a JNU “product”. But he got his facts wrong. Neither Mevani nor Roy are alumni of the prestigious ...
Almost twenty years ago, I wrote about Arundhati Roy's debut novel, The God of Small Things (1997) as twinning desire and death, finding a politics in the ecstasy and agony of those who are prepared to die for desire, for love. Roy's second novel has come to us after two tumultuous decades of many ...
Sitting in a cafe in the bowels of Old Delhi's labyrinthine streets on a chilly winter's afternoon, the 56-year-old Indian writer Arundhati Roy still simmers with the kind of fiery political rhetoric that has made her one of her homeland's harshest modern-day critics. "I would find it very hard to live with myself in this ...
Man Booker Prize Winner, Arundhati Roy, who was born in Shillong in the north eastern state of Meghalaya, visited Nagaland and also spent a day exploring Khonoma, the first Green village in India. She arrived in Kohima on Christmas and stayed at Razhu Pru for a couple of days before leaving for ...
I had been at the Jignesh Mevani campaign office in Kanodar, Gujarat for less than fifteen minutes and already two of his supporters had approached me and said, “Do you know Arundhati Roy donated to his campaign?” Depending on your perspective, Roy's donation is either a source of pride or ...
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness – Arundhati Roy. After a 20-year-long wait, Arundhati Roy presented us with her second book, a mesmerising novel that deals with some of the most brutal atrocities of modern Indian history. The scene is set in Delhi, with complicated yet engaging characters taking centre ...
It beat off competition from the other category winners: Arundhati Roy's long-awaited The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (Hamish Hamilton) in the fiction section, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) by award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge in non-fiction and medical ...
A day after Booker prize winning author Arundhati Roy contributed Rs 3,00,000 to Jignesh Mevani's campaign, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani in a public meeting in Narmada district called Mevani a JNU “product”. But he got his facts wrong. Neither Mevani nor Roy are alumni of the prestigious ...
Face of Dalit agitation in Gujarat, Jignesh Mevani, received a funding of Rs 3,00,000 from Man Booker Price-winning author Arundhati Roy, to kickstart his campaigning as an independent candidate in the poll-bound state. Mevani, who had raised a fundraiser thanked Arundhati Roy today for contributing ...
Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani who recently announced that he will contest the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls has got support from noted writer-activist Arundhati Roy. Roy contributed a sum of Rs 3 lakh which is one-third of the total amount of money Jignesh raised online till then from a total of 203 donors ...
Arundhati Roy is best known for her novel The God of Small Things, which won the Booker Prize in 1997 and has been translated into over forty ...
Libreria is a London bookshop with a difference. With categories such as "Utopia", "The Sea and the Sky" and "Mothers, Madonnas and Whores ...
Coming out 20 years after her debut novel and nominated for the 2017 Man Booker Prize, which its predecessor won, Arundhati Roy's The ...


 

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