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Arundhati Roy

Arundhati RoyBorn: 24-Nov-1961
Birthplace: Shillong, Meghalaya, India

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: India
Executive summary: The God of Small Things

Father: (Bengali, Hindu, tea planter)
Mother: Mary Roy (Christian)
Husband: Gerard Da Cunha (architect, married 4 years, div.)
Husband: Pradeep Krishen

    University: Delhi School of Architecture

    Contempt of Court 2000 (New Delhi, with regards to her protesting a dam)
    Man Booker Prize for Fiction 1997 for The God of Small Things
    George Orwell Award 2004

Author of books:
The God of Small Things (1996, novel)
The Cost of Living: The Greater Common Good and The End of Imagination (1999, nonfiction)
Power Politics (2001, nonfiction)
The Algebra of Infinite Justice (2002, essays)
War Talk (2003, essays)
An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire (2004, nonfiction)
The Checkbook and the Cruise Missle (2004, conversations with Arundhati, interviews by David Barramian)



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