Podcast episodes featuring Amitav Ghosh

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First Draft - Amitav Ghosh

First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing - November 25, 2019 11:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 64 ratings
Amitav Ghosh is the author of nine novels, including Gun Island and the Ibis Trilogy, Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke, and Flood of Fire. He is also the author of six books of non-fiction. He was born on Calcutta and lives in Brooklyn and Goa, India. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho...

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On Contact: In conflict with the natural world with Amitav Ghosh

RT - November 24, 2019 06:54 - 27 minutes ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
Chris Hedges talks to author Amitav Ghosh about the natural world and sacred forces that sustain life and the conflict when treated by the human species as an inert commodity to exploit. In his novel ‘Gun Island,’ Ghosh explores how these ecosystems have turned with a vengeance on the hubris and ...

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Amitav Ghosh: Gun Island—A Novel

Town Hall Seattle Arts & Culture Series - October 15, 2019 22:17 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Lauded author Amitav Ghosh arrived on Town Hall’s stage to present his newest book, Gun Island. His novel focuses on Deen, a dealer of rare books who is used to a quiet life spent indoors. But as his once-solid beliefs begin to shift, he is forced to set out on an extraordinary journey; one that...

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The Great Derangement — with Amitav Ghosh and Olive Dempsey

Below the Radar - September 16, 2019 16:23 - 31 minutes
Climate change is a very real issue that we as a society are grappling with. But interestingly enough, climate change denial is particularly strong in the Anglosphere — in English speaking countries. Indian author Amitav Ghosh found the link between movement, the English language, and climate cha...

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Amitav Ghosh. Layla and Majnun. Islam Issa.

Arts & Ideas - June 28, 2019 04:00 - 46 minutes ★★★★ - 192 ratings
Amitav Ghosh on linking refugees, climate change, Venice & Bengali forests in his fiction. New Generation Thinker Islam Issa on Epstein's Lucifer sculpture. Rana Mitter presents. Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh weaves the ancient legend about the goddess of snakes, Manasa Devi into a journey between ...

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Amitav Ghosh on links between Bengal and Venice

The Book Show - June 17, 2019 00:05 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Plus, Geoffrey Chaucer's life re-examined, and Jeannie Baker on collage.

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The Zeppos Report #21 with Amitav Ghosh

Vanderbilt University - April 16, 2018 14:00 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
Amitav Ghosh, a best-selling author whose work puts Asia at the center of global history, culture and environmental challenges, lectured on campus April 4 as part of Vanderbilt Asian Studies' 50th anniversary. Before his talk, Ghosh joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on The Zeppos Report. Ghos...

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Amitav Ghosh

Private Passions - September 13, 2015 12:00 - 34 minutes ★★★★ - 14 ratings
Amitav Ghosh is a writer with a worldwide reach. Born in Calcutta, educated in Delhi, Oxford and Alexandria, he lives now between New York and Goa; his books have sold over 3 million copies, and have been translated into 33 languages. His books have won awards in Canada, Italy, France and Burma, ...

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Amitav Ghosh - The Shadow Lines

World Book Club - May 26, 2012 08:06 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 235 ratings
This is the last edition of the London Calling season of World Book Clubs - which have been going out each Saturday during May. This week the programme are guests of The Nehru Centre - the cultural wing of the High Commission of India in London - and we're talking to acclaimed Bengali Indian aut...

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Natalie Zemon Davis and Amitav Ghosh: Storytelling and the Global Past

CRASSH - March 05, 2012 11:33 - 1 hour - Video
Natalie Zemon Davis and Amitav Ghosh: Storytelling and the Global Past John-Paul Ghobrial (History, Churchill College) This public lecture will bring together the prize-winning historian Natalie Zemon Davis and the celebrated novelist Amitav Ghosh to reflect on prevailing approaches to writing ...

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In Conversation with Amitav Ghosh

RTHK:The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011 - April 01, 2011 10:00 - 48 minutes
RTHK Radio 3 is proud to present The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011. This year as usual, our presenters Sarah Passmore and Hugh Chiverton will talk to writers from around the world and discuss their work and writing. Happy Listening! Happy Reading!

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Interview with Amitav Ghosh

RTHK:The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011 - March 15, 2011 05:00 - 11 minutes
RTHK Radio 3 is proud to present The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011. This year as usual, our presenters Sarah Passmore and Hugh Chiverton will talk to writers from around the world and discuss their work and writing. Happy Listening! Happy Reading!

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Amitav Ghosh, novelist and essayist

SAJA - December 17, 2008 18:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 5 ratings
Meet Amitav Ghosh, one of the best-known Indian writers working today. He'll talk about his latest masterful historical epic, "Sea of Poppies," which was a finalist for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. "One leaves this long page turner wishing it could continue...Sea of Poppies is a tremendous novel" -...

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Amitav Ghosh

Bookclub - December 07, 2008 16:00 - 27 minutes ★★★★ - 133 ratings
James Naughtie talks to the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. He joins an audience of readers to discuss his novel The Glass Palace.

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Amitav Ghosh

1 Episode - 333 pages - ★★★★ - 11.2K ratings