Arundhati Roy with Howard Zinn


About this Event

This event was in recognition of the Prize for Cultural Freedom awarded to Ms. Roy. It includes her highly moving speech, “Come September.” Read about Ms. Roy’s Prize for Cultural Freedom here.

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Arundhati Roy reading from her work, introduction by Howard Zinn.


Arundhati Roy in conversation with Howard Zinn.


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Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy is an Indian author, actor, and political activist. Her debut novel, The God of Small Things, received the 1997 Booker Prize, and her second novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, was...

Arundhati Roy full bio


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Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 - January 27, 2010) was a historian, playwright, and activist. His classic book, A People’s History of the United States, has been called “a brilliant and moving history...

Howard Zinn full bio


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