About Arundhati Roy
Suzanna Arundhati Roy is an author and a political activist. She is best known for her first novel The God of Small Things (1997) which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997. She began writing the God of Small Things, in 1992, completing it in 1996. Arundhati Roy spends most of her time on political activism and writing nonfiction. Over the years she has written 2 Fiction and over 20 non-fiction books.
She is involved in several controversies over the years like Supporting the independence of Kashmir from India, critiquing the Indian government's nuclear policies. In 2013, she said Narendra Modi's nomination as prime minister is a "tragedy".