Gun Island
Books  /  Published 19.07.19

Gun Island: Falling short of magic

As wildfires rage on the horizon in Los Angeles, Giacinta Schiavon or Cinta, a professor who specializes in the history of Venice, tells Dinanath Datta, the antique book dealer settled in Brooklyn and...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Books  /  Published 29.06.19

Back to the future: Amitav Ghosh on his new book

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By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 19.01.19

An eye on the world

The release of Gun Island, the new book by Amitav Ghosh, is still about five months away, but curiosity about it is already running high. His first work of fiction after The Ibis Trilogy, the last of ...
By Shrestha Saha


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