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Author Name: Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy is the author of The God of Small Things, which won the Booker Prize in 1997. As the daughter of Mary Roy, the woman whose court case changed the inheritance laws in favour of women, she was closely acquainted with the Syrian Christian traditions which feature prominently in the book.
Two volumes of her non-fiction writing, The Algebra of Infinite Justice and An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire, were published by Penguin India in 2001 and 2005 respectively. She lives in New Delhi.
Born in 1961 in Bengal, Arundhati Roy grew up in Kerala. She trained as an architect at the Delhi School of Architecture, but abandoned the field and became better known for her complex, scathing film scripts.
Roy says that she might never write another novel and had no intentions of trying to rival the success of her first. In keeping with her longtime interest in social issues, she has immersed herself in causes such as the anti-nuclear movement and the Narmada Bachao Andolan.

 

     Books By Author :: Arundhati Roy

   
The God of Small Things
 -by Arundhati Roy

More magical than Mistry, more of a rollicking good read than Rushdie, more nerve-tinglingly imagined than Naipaul, here, perha... Read More

   
The Algebra of Infinite Justice
 -by Arundhati Roy

A few weeks after India detonated a thermonuclear device in 1998, Arundhati Roy wrote ‘The End of Imagination’. The... Read More

   
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
 -by Arundhati Roy

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness takes us on a journey of many years – the story spooling outwards from the cramped neigh... Read More



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