Amitav Ghosh

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.

Attending Session

January 30, 2021 ● 8:00 PM
Jungle Nama - Amitav Ghosh discusses the legend of Bon Bibi with Ankita Mukherji