Arundhati Roy. I have no words for how in awe of her I am. “Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness — and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe...."
Dame Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989), Lady Browning DBE was an English author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca and Jamaica Inn and the short stories The Birds and Don't Look Now.
AUNG SAN SUU KYI was born in 19 June 1945 and is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma. Her father General Aung San fought for Burma's independence against the British.