The Booker prize-winning author and activist presents two essential tracts on capitalism and caste in contemporary India: a new book, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, and 'The Doctor and the Saint', her introduction to B.R. Ambedkar's classic of Dalit literature, Annihilation of Caste
"Democracy hasn’t eradicated caste. It has entrenched and modernised it. This is why it’s time to read Ambedkar." Arundhati Roy
"Meek couldn’t produce a dull sentence however hard he tried." -John Gray, Guardian
November 20, 2014
Logan Hall | Institute of Education
November 24, 2014
London, United Kingdom
Southbank Centre, Purcell Room
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"Rohini Mohan read. While she did, I sketched her. She writes with such beauty and violence, and it seemed like the best way to listen was to really watch her, in the way that only drawing someone lets me do."
-Molly Crabapple on her sketch at the launch event for Mohan's The Seasons of Trouble.
Click here to see more images from the book launch and a conversation between Rohini Mohan, Molly Crabapple, Adrian Chen and Natashsa Lennard.