[

amitav ghosh

]

These Indian illustrators reveal how book covers are changing

Mumbai | By Nascimento Pinto
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 05:40 PM IST
From botanical illustrations to typographic book covers, the way books are being perceived is changing and even though the advent of online reading is here, it has actually been a boon for illustrators in India and around the world.Four illustrators tell us their thought process while working on a book cover

Tomorrow is a new chapter: The rise of climate fiction

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2019 09:40 PM IST
Spoiler alert: Planet Earth’s in trouble and everyone’s affected. But somewhere between denial and doomsday, a new genre of fiction has exploded, hoping to help make sense of it all, perhaps even offer hope.
Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island is as much an etymological mystery as a compelling study of illegal migration.(Ivo van der Bent / www.amitavghosh.com; Illustration: Malay Karmakar)
Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island is as much an etymological mystery as a compelling study of illegal migration.(Ivo van der Bent / www.amitavghosh.com; Illustration: Malay Karmakar)

Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh: A gripping parable for our times

Hindustan Times | By Soumya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 06:28 PM IST
Amitav Ghosh’s new novel, Gun Island, explores many of the writer’s recurring motifs: Irrawaddy dolphins; the Sunderbans; climate change. But at the heart of the novel is the theme of illegal migration and refugee crisis, displacement and renewal. Exclusive interview plus extract from the book
Novelist Amitav Ghosh discussing climate change and his recent work at an interaction with academic Mukulika Banerjee (left) and others at the London School of Economics on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Novelist Amitav Ghosh discussing climate change and his recent work at an interaction with academic Mukulika Banerjee (left) and others at the London School of Economics on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Amitav Ghosh regrets environment was not a poll issue in India

London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 03:52 PM IST
Discussing climate change, Ghosh said across the world the people are aware of the “disaster that awaits them”, but seemed to have decided to look away.
Author Damodar Mauzo(Pantaleao Fernandes)
Author Damodar Mauzo(Pantaleao Fernandes)

Review: Ink of Dissent by Damodar Mauzo

Hindustan Times | By Vivek Menezes
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 07:49 PM IST
Konkani icon Damodar Mauzo, who is on the hit list of religious extremists, represents the multi-cultural traditions of Goa. Ink of Dissent, the first compilation of his English writing, focuses on liberal concerns
Ghosh’s most recent book, “The Great Derangement; Climate Change and the Unthinkable, a work of non-fiction”, was released in 2016. Ghosh is also recipient of the Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi Award.(HT File photo)
Ghosh’s most recent book, “The Great Derangement; Climate Change and the Unthinkable, a work of non-fiction”, was released in 2016. Ghosh is also recipient of the Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi Award.(HT File photo)

Author Amitav Ghosh honoured with 54h Jnanpith award

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 06:47 PM IST
The writer, in a tweet, said he was “honored and humbled”. In another tweet responding to a fan, he said, “this is an amazing day for me. I never thought I would find myself on this list, with some of the writers I most admire.”
SHARE
Story Saved