Sunday, 30 July 2017
"How to tell a shattered story? By slowly becoming everybody. No. By slowly becoming everything."
This week's Book of the Week is Arundhati Roy's long-anticipated second novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.
>> Read an extract.
>> And another extract.
>> A strange and frightening dream.
>> Fiction and politics.
>> Roy returns to fiction, in fury.
>> Interviewed on Democracy Now.
>> "Black ants, pink crumbs."
>> The God of Small Things won the Booker Prize in 1997.
>> Can she win it again this year?
>> Chatting with Rushdie (1997).
>> Other books by Roy.
>> Why Roy thinks India is a corporate upper-caste state.