Arundhati Roy (born 24 November 1961) is an Indian novelist. 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. Her writings on various social, environmental and political issues have been a subject of major controversy in India.
"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing."
— Arundhati Roy