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Arundhati Roy to Publish First Novel in 20 Years

Indian author Arundhati Roy is set to publish only her second novel 20 years after winning the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her debut, The God of Small Things. The acclaimed author’s second novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, will be published in 2017, her publisher Hamish Hamilton has confirmed. “I am glad to report that the mad souls (even the wicked ones) in The Ministry of Utmost Happiness have found a way into the world, and that I have found my publishers,” Roy said in a statement.
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