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Praise for Field Notes on Democracy:
"Gorgeously wrought . . . pitch-perfect prose . . . In language of terrible beauty, she takes India's everyday tragedies and reminds us to be outraged all over again."Time
"The fierceness with which Arundhati Roy loves humanity moves my heart."Alice Walker
The End of Imagination brings together five of Arundhati Roy's acclaimed books of essays into one comprehensive volume for the first time and features a new introduction by the author. This new collection begins with her pathbreaking bookThe Cost of Livingpublished soon after she won the Booker Prize for her novelThe God of Small Thingsin which she forcefully condemned India's nuclear tests and its construction of enormous dam projects that continue to displace countless people from their homes and communities.The End of Imagination also includes her nonfiction works Power Politics,War Talk, Public Power in the Age of Empire, An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire, which include her widely circulated and inspiring writings on the United States invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, the need to confront corporate power, and the hollowing out of democratic institutions globally.
Arundhati Roy is a world-renowned Indian author and global justice activist. From her celebrated Booker-Prize winning novel The God of Small Things, to her prolific output of writing on topics ranging from climate change to war, the perils of free-market development in India, and the defense of the poor, Roy's voice has become indispensable to millions seeking a better world.