Arundhati Roy

Suzanna Arundhati Roy is an Indian author who is best known for her novel The God of Small Things (1997), which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997. This novel became the biggest-selling book by a nonexpatriate Indian author. She is also a political activist involved in human rights and environmental causes.


On February 12, 2011 Arundhati Roy stages a rally in New Delhi demanding the release of human rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen.

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