Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

Jun 6, 2017

Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

Arundhati Roy’s eagerly awaited second novel goes on sale Tuesday, two decades after her prize-winning debut “The God of Small Things” propelled her to global fame and launched her career as an outspoken critic of injustice in her native India.Roy became the first Indian ...

'Third Generation' novelist Shumon Miura dies at 91

Feb 5, 2017

'Third Generation' novelist Shumon Miura dies at 91

Shumon Miura, renowned novelist who also led the Cultural Affairs Agency, died of pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital on Friday, his family said Saturday. He was 91.Miura was known as one of the so-called Third Generation of postwar writers including Shusaku Endo and Junnosuke ...