A famous Indian novelist and a noted social activist, Arundhati Roy won the Booker Prize with her very first novel The God of Small Things, which remained on the top of the New York Times bestseller list for a long time.

The God of Small Things is a story about the childhood experiences of fraternal twins whose lives are destroyed by the "Love Laws" that lays down "who must be loved, and how and how much". The book provides and insight into how the small and rather insignificant things affect people's lives.