Arundhati Roy (born 24 November 1961) is an Indian writer who writes in English and an activist who focuses on issues related to social justice and economic inequality. She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her novel, The God of Small Things, and has also written two screenplays and several collections of essays.
For her work as an activist she received the Cultural Freedom Prize awarded by the Lannan Foundation in 2002.
- The Shape of the Beast (Hamish Hamilton, 2010)
- Listening to Grasshoppers: Fieldnotes on Democracy (Hamish Hamilton, 2009)
- The Chequebook and the Cruise Missile (HarperPerennial, 2004)
- An Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire (Flamingo, 2004)
- Power Politics (South End Press, 2002)
- War Talk (South End Press, 2003)
- The Algebra of Infinite Justice (Flamingo, 2002)
- The Cost of Living (Flamingo, 1999)
- The God of Small Things (Flamingo, 1997)