Arundhati Roy paid her first visit to Vancouver in early April. While she was there, Carmen Rodriguez took the opportunity to talk with her about politics, writing and resistance movements. Arundhati Roy is winner of the 1997 Man Booker prize for her novel The God of Small Things, author of many books and essays, most recently Capitalism: A Ghost Story. Carmen Rodriguez is from Chile; she's a novelist, a poet and an activist. Her most recent book, Retribution, was a runner-up for best book in the popular fiction category of the International Latino Book Awards.
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