Cameron Russell

271 days ago

Roy has imagined an inverse of the Garden of Eden—a paradise whose defining feature, rather than innocence, is experience and endurance.

Arundhati Roy’s Fascinating Mess

Being an activist and an artist is trickier than it sounds. On the night she won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her novel, The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy had a strange and frightening dream. She was a fish being ripped from the water by a bony emerald hand.