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Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy was born in 1959 in Shillong, India. She studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives, and has worked as a film designer, actor, and screenplay writer in India. Her most recent book, a novel, is: "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness." Her other books include: "Listening to Grasshoppers: Fields Notes on Democracy," "The God of Small Things," and "The End of Imagination."

Articles by this author

 



Let us Hope the Darkness has Passed

India's Real and Virtual Worlds have Collided in a Humiliation of Power

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The New American Century

This article was adapted from Arundhati Roy's January 16 speech to the opening plenary of the World Social Forum in Mumbai

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Mesopotamia. Babylon. The Tigris and Euphrates

How many children, in how many classrooms, over how many centuries, have hang-glided through the past, transported on the wings of these words? And now the bombs are falling, incinerating and humiliating that ancient civilization

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