Here we are with Arundhati Roy Biography along with the list of Books written by her.
Arundhati Roy born on November 24, 1961 is an Indian writer and political activist. She is best known for her first novel The God of Small Things which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. She was likewise granted with Sydney Peace Prize in 2004.
Roy was born in Shillong, Meghalaya to a Keralite Christian mother and a Bengali Hindu father. She spent her youth in Aymanam in Kerala which she says in her self-portraying book, The God of Small Things. The novel is loaded with Roy’s Childhood recollections.
Roy has additionally focused on penning down political issues. She has composed on assorted points, for example, Narmada Dam venture, India’s atomic weapons and American power monster Enron’s exercises in India. She likewise served as a critic of neo-colonialism and has been connected with hostile to globalization development. Her profession started with TV and motion pictures. She composed screenplays for “In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones” (1989), a motion picture which discussed her encounters as a building design understudy and she showed up as an entertainer. Later, she composed for “Electric Moon” (1992) both motion pictures were coordinated by her spouse Pradip Krishen.
Arundhati Roy got awesome consideration in 1994 when she criticized Shekhar Kapoor’s film Bandit Queen taking into account Phoolan Devi. She upbraided the film calling it “The Great Indian Rape Trick” in her film audit. Besides, she censured the way that the occurrence was reproduced without the assent of the living assault casualty. Additionally, she accused Kapoor of distorting Phoolan Devi’s life and for drawing an exceptionally halfway picture. After her greatly acclaimed novel, Roy started filling in as a screenplay author again and composed for TV serials, for example, “The Banyan Tree” and the narrative “DAM/AGE: A Film with Arundhati Roy” (2002). In mid 2007, Roy reported that she would start taking a shot at her second novel.
Roy capably utilizes her big name position and her endowment of composing. She composed an article on dams, “The Greater Common Good” and “The End of Imagination” which mirrored her exceptional judgment of India’s atomic trying which shook up the entire nation. The elites did not admire her investigate, the patriots loathed her for scrutinizing India’s atomic asset.
She won the Lannan Foundation’s Cultural Freedom Award in 2002 for her work with respect to the common social orders that are unfavorably influenced by the world’s most overbearing governments and syndications. Furthermore, she was granted an extraordinary acknowledgment as a Woman of Peace at the Global Human Rights Awards in San Francisco in 2003. Roy was honored the Sydney Peace Prize in 2004 for her social battles and for advancing resistance and nonviolence.
She likewise got the Sahitya Akademi Award, a national recompense from India’s Academy of Letters for her gathering of articles on contemporary issues, The Algebra of Infinite Justice. Nonetheless, she declined it in challenge against the Indian Government for seeking after brutal and savage strategies and being severe to mechanical laborers and an expanding militarization and financial neo-liberalization. In November 2011, she was honored the Norman Mailer Prize for Distinguished Writing.
Books written by Arundhati Roy
The God of Small Things (1997)
The End of Imagination (1998)
The Cost of Living (1999)
The Greater Common Good (199)
The Algebra of Infinite Justice (2002)
Power Politics (2002)
War Talk (2003)
An Ordinary Person’s Guide To Empire (2004)
Public Power in the Age of Empire (2004)
The Checkbook and the Cruise Missile (2004)
The Shape of the Beast (2008)
Listening to Grasshoppers (2010)
Broken Republic (2011)
Walking with the Comrades (2011)
The Hanging of Afzal Guru and the Strange Case of the Attack on the Indian Parliament (2013)
Capitalism: A Ghost Story (2014)