Field Notes on Democracy

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Field Notes on Democracy

Listening to Grasshoppers

By Arundhati Roy

Haymarket Books, Hardcover, 9781608460243, 253pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009


With anger and compassion, Arundhati Roy's new book maps India's turbulent present and possible futures.

About the Author
Arundhati Roy studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives. She is the author of the novel "The God of Small Things," for which she received the 1997 Booker Prize. The novel has been translated into forty languages worldwide. She has written several non-fiction books, including "Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers" and "Capitalism: A Ghost Story," published by Haymarket Books.