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Arundhati Roy shot to fame when her stunning debut novel The God of Small Things won the Man Booker Prize in 1997, and she has become equally famous for her campaigns in India on behalf of the underprivileged and dispossessed. In this 2002 appearance at the Festival, Arundhati Roy discussed her book The Algebra of Infinite Justice and her life and writing.
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