Arundhati Roy

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Top 10 books about twins | Rebecca Wait
Writers from William Shakespeare to Angela Carter and George RR Martin have been been inspired by the doubled lives of these familial pairs

Rebecca Wait

13, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 mirrored lives in fiction
From Oscar Wilde to Daisy Johnson, parallel lives – and what they say about choices and circumstance – have long been a source of fascination and inspiration for novelists

Alex Hyde

23, Mar, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Indian authors speak out over plan to reissue Narendra Modi exam book
Pankaj Mishra and Arundhati Roy attack Penguin Random House India for putting out book by a prime minister they say has mishandled Covid and persecuted writers

Alison Flood

20, May, 2021 @12:53 PM

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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


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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