Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh News

'Migration has overturned the politics of the West'

Author Amitav Ghosh on his new novel, the international clandestine migration network, and why it is a part of Indian culture to be interested in words.

Not the Same River

Amitav Ghosh’s novel sails into troubled waters. The voyage is action-packed but disappointing.


Amitav Ghosh receives Jnanpith Award: A look at his best books

Amitav Ghosh, who spent his formative years in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and studied in Delhi, Oxford and Alexandria, is known for creating rich literature out of the blind spots of history.

Jnanpith Award conferred on Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh's most recent book, The Great Derangement; Climate Change and the Unthinkable, a work of non-fiction was released in 2016.

The right to be partisan

Let's examine this accusation of being partisan. The most obvious question is: why shouldn't writers, or for that matter, any citizen, be partisan?

Govt tacitly enabling attacks on writers; Sahitya Akademi leadership also at fault: Amitav Ghosh

In an interview with The Indian Express, Amitav Gosh speaks about the govt and the writers who had returned their Sahitya Akademi.


Mumbai Underground: Date with Amitav Ghosh

The latest book is the third of his critically-acclaimed and bestselling Ibis trilogy

Opium War inaugurated era of free-trade imperialism: Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh's The Flood of Fire speaks to the present like an oracle from the past - about empire, economics and the heroism of ordinary people. He talked to Amrita Dutta:

Book Review: 'Flood of Fire' by Amitav Ghosh

A literary work of epic proportions, the final volume of Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis trilogy redirects attention to the place of opium in the scheme of empire-building.

Amitav Ghosh among 10 finalists for International Booker prize

Ghosh had missed out on the Booker Prize back in 2008 when he was shortlisted for his work 'Sea of Poppies'.