My Seditious Heart

Collected Nonfiction
Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
Length: 36 hrs and 17 mins
Categories: Nonfiction, Politics
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Bookended by her two extraordinary novels, The God of Small Things (1997) and The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (2017), My Seditious Heart collects the work of a two-decade period when Arundhati Roy devoted herself to the political essay as a way of opening up space for justice, rights, and freedoms in an increasingly hostile environment. 

Radical and superbly listenable, the essays speak in a voice of unique spirit, marked by compassion, clarity, and courage. Roy offers a powerful defense of the collective, of the individual, and of the land, in the face of the destructive logic of financial, social, religious, military, and governmental elites. 

In constant conversation with the themes and settings of her novels, the essays form a near-unbroken memoir of Arundhati Roy's journey as both a writer and a citizen, of both India and the world, from "The End of Imagination", which begins this book, to "My Seditious Heart", with which it ends.

©2019 Arundhati Roy (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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real face of secular india

this book shows the true and brutal reality if caste system and hinduata.
its totally opposite to what we see in Bollywood movies.
this book also tells about the corporate greed at length.
a must read

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