Twenty years after Arundhati Roy won the Man Booker prize for her debut novel The God of Small Things, the Indian author has been longlisted for the £50,000 award for her second, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.
On a longlist thronged with literary titans, whose combined trophy
cabinet would include the Pulitzer, the Costa, the Baileys, the Folio,
the Impac and the Goldsmiths prizes, Roy – the only author to have won
the Booker before – is listed for her novel about an Indian transgender
woman, which judges called a “rich and vital book”. ... [mehr] https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jul/27/man-booker-prize-2017-longlist-led-by-arundhati-roy-return-to-fiction