Arundhati Roy on Returning to Fiction, Redefining Happiness & Writing about Worlds Ripped Apart


Democracy Now!

Published on Jun 20, 2017

https://democracynow.org – Today we spend the hour with the acclaimed Indian writer Arundhati Roy. It has been 20 years since her debut novel, “The God of Small Things,” made her a literary sensation. While the book won the Booker Prize and became an international best-seller, selling over 6 million copies, Roy soon turned away from fiction. Now, two decades later, Roy has returned to fiction and has just published her second novel, “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.”

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