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ART & CULTURE

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Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

If Arundhati Roy didn’t exist, we’d have to invent her

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is like a punch to your gut, and if it leaves you winded be grateful.

ART & CULTURE

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Review, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy

What the reviews of Arundhati Roy's new book say about reviewers

Media critiques of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness are unfortunately pretentious, self-involved think pieces.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Review, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is a literary castration of the hypermasculine nation

In its dogged refusal to become a thing of beauty, it celebrates the androgynously loving, hideous leftovers of 21st century Indianness.

ART & CULTURE

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Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Why Arundhati Roy's new book failed to impress me

With The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the goddess of political fiction returns with a whimper.

ART & CULTURE

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Indian Writing in English, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Nationalism, Arundhati Roy

20-year wait for Arundhati Roy's 'next' novel is (almost) over. Can we deal with it?

'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness' will be out in 2017 and, by the sound of it, it seems she'll make chest-beating nationalists burn once again.