Indian writer Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy (© Flickr/Chris Boland )

Dheera Sujan talks to Indian writer Arundhati Roy, whose first novel “A God of Small Things” became a world-wide bestseller. She studied architecture, flirted with acting, lived in a Delhi slum, sold snacks to hippies in Goa and wrote screenplays before publishing her first novel.

Producer: Dheera Sujan

Broadcast: October 2000