Arundhati Roy is a world-renowned Indian author and global justice activist. From her celebrated Booker-Prize winning novel The God of Small Things, to her prolific output of writing on topics ranging from climate change to war, the perils of free-market development in India, and the defense of the poor, Roy's voice has become indispensable to millions seeking a better world. Roy will engage in a discussion with Anthony Arnove, editor of Howard Zinn Speaks, and read from her most recent books, Field Notes on Democracy
and Capitalism: A Ghost Story
, as well as her extended introduction to Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated Critical Edition
by B.R. Ambedkar. She will be available for a book signing after the event.