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When Amitav Ghosh issues a warning, it's time to listen

'We know many things are going to happen.'People should be preparing for sea level rise, for increased cyclonic activity, for drought.''One reason I wrote the book is to alert people to the......

Will Mumbai drown?

Mumbai is not prepared for a natural disaster, warns Amitav Ghosh. July 26, 2005. If you were in Mumbai that day, you'll never forget what happened. The skies opened up and Mumbai nearly drowned......

Amitav Ghosh gives you a glimpse of Rashtrapati Bhavan

Ever wondered what Rashtrapati Bhavan looks like from the inside? Noted author Amitav Ghosh is now giving one and all a rare glimpse of what it’s like inside the Indian president’s......

Hungarian author edges out India's Amitav Ghosh to bag Man Booker prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain’s prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India’s Amitav Ghosh and eight others......

Amitav Ghosh among 10 finalists for Man Booker prize

Amitav Ghosh on Tuesday emerged as the only Indian author among 10 finalists for this year's Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to the English language writing. Kolkata born,......

Climate change: Here's what writer Amitav Ghosh has to say

What disappoints Ghosh is the failure of policy makers in preparing for impacts of climate change which are already affecting us. Novelist and essayist Amitav Ghosh, below, left, had his first......

Jerry Rao's mission: Affordable housing

When I broached the subject of 'Lunch with BS', with Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, he'd said he would prefer to have a simple meal at home rather than in a restaurant. So I head out in the pouring rain to......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

Are the IIMs profiteering?

(This is a sequel to the article by this author [April 1] that looked at the issue from the perspective of the student. This article tries to complete the discussion by looking at the proposed fee......

Deepa Mehta makes film on Midnight's Children

Known for her daring choice of subjects in filmmaking, director Deepa Mehta has now taken up yet another challenge of adapting Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children into a film. The Booker prize......

'8 is inoffensive to Islam'

An educated Muslim woman in New York decides to leave her husband and son to become the second wife of a traditional Muslim man and wear a veil. Eyebrows will surely be raised at the short film......

Lost in translation

In a few weeks when Manil Suri, a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, will begin promoting his new book The Age of Shiva, some of his fans may want to revisit his first book The......
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HarperCollins India publisher Karthika VK steps down

The sudden resignation of Karthika V.K. as publisher of HarperCollins India after one decade on the job came as a shock on Tuesday, leaving a trail... ...
Wordsmiths From Across the World to Congregate at Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2016

/PRNewswire/ -- - Announcing the First Line-up: Amitav Ghosh , Nicholas Shakespeare, John Gray, Ramachandra Guha, Kiran Nagarkar , P.... ...
Witnessing Salil Chaturvedi's real time revolution

On October 18, earlier this week, this newspaper's Edit page carried Patriotism for Dummies (authored by this writer) describing a nasty assault on... ...
Over 130 authors to attend Tata LitFest 2016

Mumbai, Oct 23 (PTI) The seventh edition of the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, beginning November 17, has lined up over 130 authors and... ...
Talks, performances to feast on from November 17

The festival will be held at two venues — the NCPA and Prithvi Theatre. Over 130 writers and thinkers like John Gray, Amitav Ghosh, Simon... ...

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