Readers' Review

Friday, November 19, 1999 - 11:06 a.m.
Readers' Review

The November Readers' Review panel discusses Arundhati Roy's Booker Prize-winning novel, "The God of Small Things." Set in the author's native India, the story focuses on a twin brother and sister, and how their lives are irrevocably...

The November Readers' Review panel discusses Arundhati Roy's Booker Prize-winning novel, "The God of Small Things." Set in the author's native India, the story focuses on a twin brother and sister, and how their lives are irrevocably altered by the actions of adults in their world, whose lives are marked by thwarted love, fear, and rebellion against the caste system, all under the influence of events beyond their control.

Guests

Sangeeta Ray

University of Maryland

E. Ethelbert Miller

poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."

Susan Willens

assistant professor of English at George Washington University

David Ignatius

columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.

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