Book Review: Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Twenty years after the release of her Man-Booker Prize winning novel “The God of Small Things”, Arundhati Roy makes her fictional return with the much-anticipated “Ministry of Utmost Happiness”– and it does not disappoint. A novel with a non- sequential plot, multifarious characters and prose that is both breathtakingly powerful and absurdly funny. Roy weaves […]

Utmost Happiness and Utmost Sadness: Arundhati Roy Speaks at SOAS

Few noticed award-winning author and activist, Arundhati Roy, as she squeezed through the crowd last Saturday night at SOAS’ Brunei Gallery. The crowd she passed through, of course, was the very audience eagerly waiting to see her. Arundhati was on her way to deliver a talk titled, “Utmost Happiness & Utmost Sadness: The Diary of India […]