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  • Date posted : Jan 01, 1970

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Arundhati Roy was born in 1959 in Shillong, India, and studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives. She is the author of the novel The God of Small Things, the story of young twins Rahel and Estha and their family, set in Kerala, India, during the late 1960s, when Communism rattled the age-old caste system. Roy received the Booker Prize for this book in 1997. She has written several nonfiction books, including The Cost of Living, Power Politics, War Talk, An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire, and Public Power in the Age of Empire. Here she reads from here newest book, Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers. The book is a collection of essays on democratic institutions including "Democracy's Failing Light."

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