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Roy, Arundhati

Works: 152 works in 457 publications in 16 languages and 10,348 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Interviews  History  Essays  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television series 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Actor, Author of introduction, Interviewer, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PR9499.3.R59, 823
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Arundhati Roy
An ordinary person's guide to empire by Arundhati Roy( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected speeches and essays
War talk by Arundhati Roy( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 878 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
Field notes on democracy : listening to grasshoppers by Arundhati Roy( Book )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 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 )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 616 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 11 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dezember 1969 in Kerala/Südindien: Innerhalb von 2 Wochen zerbricht eine angesehene, wohlhabende syrisch-christliche Familie wegen ihrer Verstöße gegen die "Gesetze, die festlegten, wer wie geliebt werden sollte. Und wie sehr". 23 Jahre später erinnert Rahel sich
The god of small things by Arundhati Roy( Recording )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 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 world of ideas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 475 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 checkbook and the cruise missile : conversations with Arundhati Roy by David Barsamian( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This dynamic series of interviews captures four long conversations between two passionate and witty thinkers: Arundhati Roy, renowned author of the novel The God of Small Things, and David Barsamian, cutting edge radio producer. Beginning in February 2001, the talks presage the September 2001 attack and trace the subsequent War on Terror to the invasion and occupation of Iraq." "Arundhati Roy eloquently represents the thoughts of people worldwide who are coming to know the United States through the machinations of multinational corporations and the military. The many Americans who wondered 'why do they hate us' after 9/11 have no better source than Roy for the complex answers to that question."--Jacket
The algebra of infinite justice by Arundhati Roy( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays om politiske forhold i Indien
Drowned out by F Armstrong( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of Jalsindhi in central India must make a decision fast. In the next few weeks, their village will disappear underwater as the giant Narmada Dam fills. Author Arundhati Roy joins the fight against the dam and asks difficult questions: will the water go to poor farmers or to rich industrialists? What happened to the 16 million people displaced by fifty years of dam building? Follows the Jalsindhi villagers through hunger strikes, rallies, police brutality and a six year Supreme Court case. It stays with them as the dam fills and the river starts to rise
Public power in the age of empire by Arundhati Roy( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 207 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}
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
Things that can and cannot be said : essays and conversations by Arundhati Roy( Book )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays and conversations between the authors as they reflect on their conversations with Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden. They discuss the nature of the state, empire, and surveillance in an era of perpetual war, the meaning of flags and patriotism, the role of foundations and NGOs in limiting dissent, and the ways in which capital but not people can freely cross borders.--
Broken republic : three essays by Arundhati Roy( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 156 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
The end of imagination by Arundhati Roy( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The end of imagination brings together five of Arundhati Roy's acclaimed books of essays into one comprehensive volume for the first time and features a new introduction by the author"--Back cover
Great speeches : words that made history( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 72 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 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 55 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 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributed articles on the attemped terrorist attack on the Parliament of India committed on December 13, 2001, and the trial proceedings related to the incident
The cost of living by Arundhati Roy( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Arundhati Roy.

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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

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Arundhati Roy romancière et essayiste indienne

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Aruntati Rāy

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Rāẏa, Arundhati 1961-

Roja, Arundhati

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Roy, Suzanna Arundhati

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Roy, Suzanne Arundhati

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Арундати Рой

Арундаті Рой

Рой, Арундати

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ארונדהטי רוי

רוי, ארונדהטי

ارون ڌتي راءِ

أرونداتي روي

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ارونداتی روی نویسنده هندی

اروندھتی راۓ

روي، أروندهاتي، 1961-

अरुंधति रॉय

अरुन्धति राय

অরুন্ধতী রায়

ਅਰੁੰਧਤੀ ਰਾਏ

அருந்ததி ராய்

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അരുന്ധതി റോയ്

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아룬다티 로이


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War talkField notes on democracy : listening to grasshoppersThe god of small thingsThe god of small thingsThe checkbook and the cruise missile : conversations with Arundhati RoyThe algebra of infinite justicePublic power in the age of empireBroken republic : three essays