Things That Can And Cannot Be Said: Essays And Conversations

October 14, 2016|
Things That Can And Cannot Be Said: Essays And Conversations by ARUNDHATI ROY
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In late 2014, Arundhati Roy, John Cusack, and Daniel Ellsberg travelled to Moscow to meet with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

The result was a series of essays and dialogues in which Roy and Cusack reflect on their conversations with Snowden.

In these provocative and penetrating discussions, Roy and Cusack discuss the nature of the state, empire, and surveillance in an era of perpetual war, the meaning of flags and patriotism, the role of foundations and NGOs in limiting dissent, and the ways in which capital but not people can freely cross borders.

Arundhati Roy is a writer and global justice activist. From her celebrated Booker Prize–winning novelThe God of Small Things, to her prolific output of writing on topics ranging from climate change to war, the perils of free-market "development" in India, and the defense of the poor, Roy''s voice has become indispensable to millions seeking a better word.

John Cusack is a writer, filmmaker, and a board member of the Freedom of the Press Foundation. He has written the screenplays for the moviesGrosse Point Blank, High Fidelity, and War, Inc., with Mark Leyner and Jeremy Pikser, among many others. His writing has appeared widely, including theGuardian, Truthout, andOutlook India


Arundhati Roy studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives. She is the author of the novelThe 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, includingField Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppersa...
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Title:Things That Can And Cannot Be Said: Essays And Conversations
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:106 pages, 7.13 X 5.13 X 0.33 in
Shipping dimensions:106 pages, 7.13 X 5.13 X 0.33 in
Published:October 14, 2016
Publisher:Haymarket Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781608467174

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