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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Amitav Ghosh


Twenty-one of our top picks to read in 2021

January 01, 2021 2:00 pm

Here's the literary roaster of 2021 consisting of both fiction and non-fiction.

Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize shortlist announced

November 27, 2020 5:11 pm

Last year, British Indian novelist Rana Dasgupta was awarded the literary prize for his novel Solo. The award also recognises works towards human rights and world peace with the Social Achievement Prize.

New anthology features essays by Nehru, Tagore, Amitav Ghosh and more

November 12, 2020 6:33 pm

The contributors in the anthology that begins with the work of noted Indian poet Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, are some of India's finest writers like Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, acclaimed writer Santha Rama Rau, beloved children's writer Ruskin Bond, among others.

HarperCollins bags publishing rights of three Amitav Ghosh books

January 06, 2020 1:26 pm

HarperCollins Publishers India will publish the three books in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

What you read in 2019: Political biographies, books on climate change, mental health and #Metoo

January 01, 2020 1:40 pm

Literary trends, like any collective inclination, are manufactured. Here are what people read this year.

'Migration has overturned the politics of the West'

June 16, 2019 6:01 am

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

June 15, 2019 10:10 am

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

June 13, 2019 10:04 am

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

December 15, 2018 6:20 am

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

October 15, 2015 8:41 pm

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?