When she was five, the family moved back to Kerala, where her mother started a school.
On Eating Animals "Is it then unreasonable to say that nearly all meat-eaters in America participate quite directly in a cycle of suffering and cruelty of staggering scale? A Story from Trinidad A brief history of the Indian diaspora in Trinidad—today over half-a-million strong—from the colonial era to the present.
On Caste Privilege Much has been written about the unearned privilege of race and gender. What does the privilege of caste look like in Indian society? How and why has caste been politicized?
What are its distinguishing features? Six decades later, how close is it to Ambedkar's inspiring vision of democracy? The Blight of Hindustan A brisk overview of the caste system in India: In Light of Nalanda A portrait of the ancient Nalanda University based on the accounts of Chinese scholars of 7th century CE and impressions from a personal visit.
Kashmir: The Case for Freedom is a collection of essays by Tariq Ali, Hilal Bhat, Angana P. Chatterji, Habbah Khatun, Pankaj Mishra and Arundhati Roy, published by Verso.. Summary. The first essay by Pankaj Mishra describes that Kashmiris want true democracy and questions the disregard of the hardships faced by the Kashmiris and Publisher: Verso Books. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(1). Arundhati Roy, full name Suzanna Arundhati Roy, (born November 24, , Shillong, Meghalaya, India), Indian author, actress, and political activist who was best known for the award-winning novel The God of Small Things () and for her involvement in environmental and human rights causes.
Decolonizing My Mind On the politics surrounding the arrival and the spread of English in the colonies and the peculiar world of the Indian writer in English. War and the American Republic With the end of combat operations in Iraq, a fresh look under the hood of American jingoism.
Mixing Islam and Matriarchy This matriarchal society of Muslims in Indonesia reminds us that religion and culture are never cut from whole cloth. America, the Cold War, and the Taliban The roots of transnational Islamic terrorism lie not so much in culture and the Qur'an as in politics and the conduct of the Cold War in Afghanistan.
Asian Food for Thought India and China illustrate the vast range and malleability of the human palate—and the power of ideas in shaping it. What Confucius Said Perhaps no person has left a deeper mark on Chinese culture than Confucius, who lived years ago in an age of social turmoil.
Homosexuality in India "We don't have any" is the classic Indian response to homosexuality in India. Curiously, Indians say this even when they know of and tolerate homosexual acts. On Herodotus' Histories What in his outlook and judgment is still noteworthy nearly 2, years later?
An evaluation of Herodotus as a historian. The Other Swastika Can the symbol ever be redeemed in the eyes of the West? What might be lost and what could be gained in doing so?
What Do We Deserve? Of particular relevance to market-based societies is the question, 'What do we deserve? Textual critique On the Void of Nagarjuna The works of Nagarjuna, the great Buddhist philosopher who lived in South India years ago, represent "something of a watershed Given the spate of behavioral studies, what can we justifiably say about the inner lives of animals?
The Dearth of Artificial Intelligence Despite big advances in computing, AI has fallen woefully short of its ambition and hype. Why is AI in such a braindead state? Being Liberal in a Plural World In the absence of a consensus on the 'truly universal' values of liberalism, and hence rights—whether on empirical or practical grounds—how is a liberal to act in the world?
Advice to a Young Artist The idea for writing this came to me from an interview in which an author was reverentially asked, "Sir, what would be your advice to a young artist?Anuradha Roy is an Indian novelist, journalist and editor.
She has written four novels. Arundhati Roy, full name Suzanna Arundhati Roy, (born November 24, , Shillong, Meghalaya, India), Indian author, actress, and political activist who was best known for the award-winning novel The God of Small Things () and for her involvement in environmental and human rights causes.
Capitalism: A Ghost Story - Kindle edition by Arundhati Roy. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Capitalism: A Ghost Story. Arundhati Roy was born in Shillong, Meghalaya, India, to Rajib Roy, a Bengali Hindu tea plantation manager from Calcutta and Mary Roy, a Malayali Syrian Christian women's rights activist from Kerala.
When she was two, her parents divorced and she returned with her mother and brother to Kerala. . Broken Republic: Three Essays [Arundhati Roy] on initiativeblog.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Mr Chidambaram s War The low, flat-topped hills of south Orissa have been home to the Dongria Kondh long before there was a country called India or a state called Orissa Walking with .
A journey to Zambia, including a national park, Lusaka, Livingstone, Victoria Falls, and more.