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Things That Can and Cannot Be Said

Arundhati Roy in Conversation with Dr. Vinod K Jose

“Yes, increasingly there are more that cannot be said than can be said”: Arundhati Roy in conversation with Dr. Vinod K Jose, during the session ‘Things that can and cannot be said’ from Wayanad Literature festival.

“I am not the one for voluntary suffering, voluntary righteousness and voluntary biases. I am a person who wants to live my life to its fullest, and that doesn’t involve any fake things,” says Arundhati Roy in WLF.

Booker prize winner and activist Arundhati Roy during the session at the Wayanad Literature Festival.

It is about keeping the writing self alive. Such a wonderful human. Her love and commitment to her passion can be seen in her eyes. Arundhati Roy at Wayanad Literature Festival.

“There is no such thing as voiceless, there is only the deliberately suppressed and the preferably unheard”. Arundhati Roy, WLF. 

“If you start suppressing yourself, that writing self will die. Increasingly, there are more that cannot be said than can be said.”Arundhati Roy, WLF. 

Arundhati Roy in conversation with Dr Vinod K Jose during the Wayanad Literature Festival.

A writer tells the stories through letters, and a journalist tells the news through stories. The people who entertain, educate and connect the audience, writer Arundhati Roy and Journalist Dr Vinod K Jose, are having a chit-chat in the intervals of the Wayanad Literature Festival.

From ‘The God of Small Things’ to ‘Azadi’, a journey of finding her writer self.

Arundhati Roy in a talk section with Dr. Vinod K Jose during the Wayanad Literature Festival.

“Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction.” – a series of electrifying essays. Arundhati Roy questions the public about the meaning of Azadi [Freedom] in the current world of authoritarianism. Excerpt reading from the book ‘Azadi’ during Wayanad Literature Festival.

Arundhati Roy and Dr. Vinod K Jose are in a conversation on the topic ‘Things That Can and Cannot Be Said’ at the Wayanad Literature Festival.

      അരുന്ധതി റോയിയുടെ ഏറ്റവും പുതിയ പുസ്തകമായ ‘ആസാദി’യുടെ മലയാള വിവർത്തനത്തിൽ നിന്ന് പ്രസക്തഭാഗങ്ങൾ വായിക്കുന്ന വിവർത്തകനും എഴുത്തുകാരനുമായ ഡോ. ജോസഫ് കെ ജോബ്. 

Excerpt reading from ‘Azadi’ by translator Dr. Joseph K Job during the Wayanad Literature Festival.

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