Arundhati Roy

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Azadi by Arundhati Roy review – at her passionate best
The author tackles Kashmir, Hindu nationalism and the dangers of being outspoken in this startling collection of essays

Ashish Ghadiali

19, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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10 of the best books set in India – that will take you there
Tired of narratives that obsess over spices, colours and cows on the road? These books, all by Indian writers, paint realistic pictures of the country’s geographical, cultural and political landscapes

Monisha Rajesh

16, Jun, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Chigozie Obioma: ‘I would rush to the library in my lunch break to read the Odyssey’
The Booker prize nominated novelist on the King James Bible and finding comfort in books about birds

Chigozie Obioma

30, Aug, 2019 @8:58 AM

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My Seditious Heart by Arundhati Roy review – powerful, damning essays
The Booker-winning Indian author casts an exacting eye over inequality, gender politics and imperialism

Bidisha

16, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Arundhati Roy: 'I don't want to become an interpreter of the east to the west'
After The God of Small Things made her a global star, the novelist turned to political writing and activism. Gary Younge finds out why

Gary Younge

31, May, 2019 @10:59 AM

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Atwood and Roy back call to include women in Afghan peace talks
Writers and activists back claims female voices are being ignored in strife-torn country

Caroline Davies

26, Feb, 2019 @12:53 PM

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Amid arrests and killings, Bangladesh and India must fight censorship | Arundhati Roy
On PEN International’s Day of the Imprisoned Writer, the Indian novelist addresses photographer Shahidul Alam, charged with criticising Bangladesh on Facebook

Arundhati Roy

15, Nov, 2018 @1:05 PM

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Arundhati Roy: ‘The point of the writer is to be unpopular’
The acclaimed author answers questions from our readers and famous fans on the state of modern India, the threat of AI, and why sometimes only fiction can fully address the world

Tim Lewis

17, Jun, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Send us your questions for Arundhati Roy…
Got something to ask the Booker prize winner and activist? Now is your chance, on the paperback publication of her follow-up to The God of Small Things

The Observer

20, May, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Taiye Selasi: 'I'm ashamed not to have read The Color Purple'
The author recalls being inspired by Arundhati Roy, rereading Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being and why no book is overrated

Taiye Selasi

18, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Man Booker prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction
Twenty years after her first novel took the same award, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness leads a field of 13, ranging from established stars to newcomers

Alison Flood

26, Jul, 2017 @11:01 PM

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The Man Booker prize 2017 longlist: who should be on it?
This year’s ‘Booker dozen’ is released on Thursday. Who will make the cut is hard to guess, but there are plenty of strong candidates

Justine Jordan

26, Jul, 2017 @5:30 AM

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