Sahitya Akademi winner and Padma Shri Amitav Ghosh is the first English-language writer to be conferred the Jnanpith Award. He is the author of acclaimed books such as The Circle of Reason, The Shadow Lines, In an Antique Land, Dancing in Cambodia, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace, The Hungry Tide, of the Ibis Trilogy, The Great Derangement and most recently, Gun Island. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages.
January 22, 2020 ● 6 pm
2020 Vision: Reading and writing India - Amitav Ghosh in conversation with Manu Pillai
January 24, 2020 ● 3 pm
Manto and I - Nandita Das discusses her journey with Saadat Hasan Manto, from reel to book. In conversation with Niranjan Iyengar. Launch of Manto & I by Amitav Ghosh
January 25, 2020 ● 12:10 pm
Warming Signals - Climate change and us. Amitav Ghosh and Dipesh Chakrabarty in conversation