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Book Review | 'The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables For A Planet In Crisis' By Amitav Ghosh

Book Review | 'The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables For A Planet In Crisis' By Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh connects the origins of our current climate crisis to Western colonialism's ruthless exploitation of human life and the natural world in this ambitious read.

07 November 2021
KLF Announces Titles For Book Awards 2020-21; From Amitav Ghosh To S Jaishankar, Check Out The Full List Here

KLF Announces Titles For Book Awards 2020-21; From Amitav Ghosh To S Jaishankar, Check Out The Full List Here

The titles selected for the awards include acclaimed writers Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Jungle Nama’ to Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's ‘The India...

11 September 2021

'State-Sanctioned Religious Persecution': Over 300 Personalities, Including Naseeruddin Shah, Mira Nair, Oppose CAA

The amended Citizenship Act and NRC are a "threat" to the soul of India, the signatories said in a note.

Author Amitav Ghosh Conferred Jnanpith Award

Author Amitav Ghosh Conferred Jnanpith Award

The decision was taken in a meeting of Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by eminent novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray.

14 December 2018

A Moonlit Evening With Amitav Ghosh

"I’m a Bengali. We are supposed to be known for our love of 'factoids'."

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03 February 2022
Writing The Global Journey

Writing The Global Journey

Ghosh’s and Rushdie’s novels don’t mention “globalization,” but the process is understood well


03 February 2022
'You Will Give Hope To The Oppressed'

'You Will Give Hope To The Oppressed'

British Committee for Universities for Palestine responds to Amitav Ghosh's refusal to refuse the Dan David Prize, asking him once again to reject the prize.


03 February 2022
'Do Not Undermine The Palestinian Struggle'

'Do Not Undermine The Palestinian Struggle'

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel responds to Amitav Ghosh's refusal to refuse the Dan David Prize


03 February 2022
'Only Connect'

'Only Connect'

Not all want Amitav Ghosh to refuse the Dan David Prize. The President of PEN America addressed the issue in his speech at the opening of the PEN festival


03 February 2022

"I Am Not A Person Who Seeks Out Controversy"

In an exclusive e-mail interview to Outlook, Amitav Ghosh elaborates on his decision to withdraw from the Commonwealth Prize, 2001


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03 February 2022
The Conscientious Objector

The Conscientious Objector

Amitav Ghosh withdraws from the Commonwealth Prize, 2001 - a contest he wouldn't have allowed The Glass Palace to be entered for in the first place.


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