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Roy, Arundhati

Works: 140 works in 449 publications in 18 languages and 10,347 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Interviews  History  Essays  Documentary television programs  Case studies  Nonfiction television programs  Television series 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PR9499.3.R59, 823
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An ordinary person's guide to empire by Arundhati Roy( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected speeches and essays
Power politics by Arundhati Roy( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Tamil and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed novelist criticizes globalization, particularly as it manifests in Indian dam construction, and challenges the idea that only "experts" can criticize social and economic policy
War talk by Arundhati Roy( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roy's new essay collection, War Talk, highlights the global rise of militarism and religious and racial violence. Against the backdrop of nuclear brinkmanship between India and Pakistan, the horrific massacre of Muslims in Gujarat, and U.S. demands for an ever-expanding war on terror, she calls into question the equation of nation and ethnicity."--Jacket
The cost of living by Arundhati Roy( Book )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how India's ambitious dam projects created suffering along with modernization
Field notes on democracy : listening to grasshoppers by Arundhati Roy( Book )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series of essays examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India. It looks closely at how religious majoritarianism, cultural nationalism, and neo-fascism simmer just under the surface of a country that projects itself as the world's largest democracy. Roy writes about how the combination of Hindu Nationalism and India's neo-liberal economic reforms, which began their journey together in the early 1990s, are now turning India into a police state. She describes the systematic marginalization of religious and ethnic minorities, the rise of terrorism, and the massive scale of displacement and dispossession of the poor by predatory corporations. She also offers a brilliant account of the August 2008 uprising of the people of Kashmir against India's military occupation and an analysis of the November 2008 attacks on Mumbai."--Publisher's Web site
Capitalism : a ghost story by Arundhati Roy( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the poisoned rivers, barren wells, and clear-cut forests, to the hundreds of thousands of farmers who have committed suicide to escape punishing debt, to the hundreds of millions of people who live on less than two dollars a day, there are ghosts nearly everywhere you look in India. India is a nation of 1.2 billion, but the country's 100 richest people own assets equivalent to one-fourth of India's gross domestic product. Capitalism: A Ghost Story examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India, and shows how the demands of globalized capitalism has subjugated billions of people to the highest and most intense forms of racism and exploitation."--Page 4 de la couverture
The god of small things by Arundhati Roy( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1969 in Kerala, India, Rahel and her twin brother, Estha, struggle to forge a childhood for themselves amid the destruction of their family life, as they discover that the entire world can be transformed in a single moment
The god of small things by Arundhati Roy( Recording )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an Indian family during the 1969 Communist disturbances in Kerala province. It is told through the eyes of a boy and his sister who are the children of a rich rubber planter. Politics, family drama, illicit love. A debut in fiction
A world of ideas by William J Wilson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
The algebra of infinite justice by Arundhati Roy( Book )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays om politiske forhold i Indien
Public power in the age of empire by Arundhati Roy( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The text of Public Power in the Age of Empire is based on a public address that Arundhati Roy delivered to an overflow crowd at the American Sociological Association's 99th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, on August 16, 2004. The theme of the conference was "Public Sociologies." The talk quickly aired on C-SPAN Book TV, Democracy Now!, and Alternative Radio, reaching audiences throughout North America and beyond, and was circulated via e-mail around the world."--[taken from About the text}
Drowned out by Felicity Armstrong( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1961, the Indian government embarked on an ambitious "mega-project"--A number of successive large and small dams intended to provide electricity, irrigation, and drinking water for millions in drought- stricken regions, funded by a loan from the World Bank. To the inhabitants of Jalsindhi, an indigenous people known as Avidasis, it represents an end to a way of life they have lived for generations. Their farming village is due to be submerged by the construction of the giant Narmada Dam. As protests against the dam building become more widespread and the government's promises of relocation and water distribution are called into question, the villagers decide they would rather drown in their homes than move from their ancestral land
Dam/age a film with Arundhati Roy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces writer Arundhati Roy's bold and controversial campaign against the Narmada Valley dam project in India, a massive undertaking that would drown fertile farmlands and displace over a million people. Follows the events that led to her arrest for contempt of court
Broken republic : three essays by Arundhati Roy( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"War has spread from the borders of India to the forests in the very heart of the country. Combining brilliant analysis and reportage by one of India's iconic writers, Broken Republic examines the nature of progress and development in the emerging global superpower, and asks fundamental questions about modern civilization itself in three incisive essays"--Publisher's unedited description
Great speeches : words that made history( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A great speech has the power to define the times, to inspire, to stir and to motivate. This collection of ancient and modern speeches includes the words of activists, politicians, philosophers and scores of others who have borne witness to significant moments from the first century to the twenty-first. Many have themselves made history. They include: Mahatma Gandhi, Oliver Cromwell, Kevin Rudd, Inga Clendinnen, Daniel Mannix, Napoleon Bonaparte, Oericles, Thomas Jefferson, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Arundhati Roy, the 9th Earl Spencer, Elanor Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Colin Powell, and the Dalai Lama. Great Speeches will make a great addition to every home and library shelf."--Publisher description
Instant-mix imperial democracy buy one, get one free by Arundhati Roy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arundhati Roy challenges Americans to reclaim democracy and resist the U.S. war machine and engages in a discussion with Howard Zinn. In Come September, Roy speaks about the U.S. government's war on terror, globalization, and the misuses of nationalism
The greater common good by Arundhati Roy( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Article on Sardar Sarovar (Narmada) Project
13 December, a reader : the strange case of the attack on the Indian Parliament( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributed articles on the attempted terrorist attack on the Parliament of India committed on December 13, 2001, and the trial proceedings related to the incident
In which Annie gives it those ones : the original screenplay by Arundhati Roy( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aus der Werkstatt der Demokratie : Essays by Arundhati Roy( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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War talk
Alternative Names
Arundhati Roy.

Arundhati Roy 1961-....

Arundhati Roy en indisk författare, samhällsdebattör och fredsaktivist

Arundhati Roy Indiaas romanschrijfster

Arundhati Roy Indian novelist, essayist

Arundhati Roy indische Schriftstellerin, politische Aktivistin und Globalisierungskritikerin

Arundhati Roy intialainen kirjailija ja kansalaisaktivisti

Arundhati Roy scrittrice indiana

Aruntati Rāy

Aruntati Raȳ 1961-

Rāy, Aruntati

Raȳ, Aruntati 1961-

Rāẏa, Arundhati 1961-

Roja, Arundhati

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Roy, Suzanna Arundhati

Roy Suzanna Arundhati 1961-....

Roy, Suzanne Arundhati

Roy, Suzanne Arundhati 1961-

Rôya, Arundhati

Rôya, Arundhati 1961-

Rūy, Arūndhātī 1961-

Suzanna Arundhati Roy 1961-....

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Арундати Рой

Арундаті Рой

Рой, Арундати

Արունդատի Ռոյ

ארונדהטי רוי

רוי, ארונדהטי

أرونداتي روي

أرونداتي روي، 1961-

ارونداتی روی نویسنده هندی

اروندھتی راۓ

روي، أروندهاتي، 1961-

अरुंधति राय

अरुन्धति राय

অরুন্ধতী রায়

ਅਰੁੰਧਤੀ ਰਾਏ

அருந்ததி ராய்

అరుంధతీ రాయ్

ಅರುಂಧತಿ ರಾಯ್‌

അരുന്ധതി റോയ്

로이, 아룬다티 1961-

아룬다티 로이


ロイ, アルンダティ


Power politicsWar talkThe cost of livingField notes on democracy : listening to grasshoppersThe god of small thingsThe god of small thingsThe algebra of infinite justicePublic power in the age of empire