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Amitav Ghosh's The Great Derangement: A wide-ranging enquiry into climate change

Aug 27, 2016

Amitav Ghosh's The Great Derangement: A wide-ranging enquiry into climate change

An approach like Amitav Ghosh’s, in his new book The Great Derangement, shows that we can come at the spectre of the climate crisis from almost anywhere we stand #Books #Environment #climate change #BookReview #Amitav Ghosh #authors #FWeekend #Penguin Randomhouse #The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable #ecological crisis #The Hungry Tide
Amitav Ghosh: 'The threat of climate change is real, and it is intensifying'

Jul 23, 2016

Amitav Ghosh: 'The threat of climate change is real, and it is intensifying'

In an interview with Firstpost, Amitav Ghosh discusses his new book on climate change, and why literary fiction needs to be more attentive to the crisis #Amitav Ghosh #FWeekend #Climat change #The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable #climate change crisis #Amitav Ghosh interview
Shrinking 'Bangalir Gorbo'! Are you game for a big Bong debate to salvage the lost Bengali pride?

Feb 13, 2016

Shrinking 'Bangalir Gorbo'! Are you game for a big Bong debate to salvage the lost Bengali pride?

While the popular call of 'Jago Bangali' may stir some Bengali blood to regain its lost glory, particularly among those staying outside West Bengal, the state per se is only conveniently bothered about the dwindling Bengali ego when it has a bonanza attached to it like an election. #Mamata Banerjee #Amartya Sen #InMyOpinion #Trinamool Congress #Amitav Ghosh #Saurav Ganguly #Kolkata Book Fair #Bengalis #Sairaj Bahutule #F Weekend
Amitav Ghosh criticises Sahitya Akademi leadership, but says he won't return his award

Oct 15, 2015

Amitav Ghosh criticises Sahitya Akademi leadership, but says he won't return his award

Amitav Ghosh has said, that although he 'appreciated the courage' of authors who have returned their awards, he wont follow suit. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Ghulam Ali #Amitav Ghosh #Sahitya Akademi #Nayantara Sahgal #Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari #Keki Daruwalla
Man Booker Award shortlist announced: Amitav Ghosh makes it to top ten

Mar 25, 2015

Man Booker Award shortlist announced: Amitav Ghosh makes it to top ten

Ten writers have been nominated as finalists for the 2015 Man Booker International prize for fiction writing. #NewsTracker #Amitav Ghosh #Man Booker International Fiction Award #Man Booker Award #Literary Award
Crude Modi bashing is just lazy intellectualism

Sep 21, 2013

Crude Modi bashing is just lazy intellectualism

Modi bashing is easier to do than having to courage to actually support the other choices the voter has before him. #Narendra Modi #Amartya Sen #Amitav Ghosh #In My Opinion #UR Ananthamurthy
How did Justice VR Krishna Iyer go from communist to Modi fan?

Sep 19, 2013

How did Justice VR Krishna Iyer go from communist to Modi fan?

Not that he is expressing his adulation for Modi for the first time, but nullifying everything that he stood for in terms of civil and human rights is hugely disappointing. #Politics #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Solar power #LK Advani #Gujarat Riots #Amitav Ghosh #VR Krishna Iyer
Will leave India if Modi becomes PM, says author Ananthamurthy

Sep 17, 2013

Will leave India if Modi becomes PM, says author Ananthamurthy

After Amartya Sen and Amitav Ghosh, Kannada author U R Ananthamurthy says he wouldn't want to live in India if Modi becomes PM. #BJP #NewsTracker #Modi #Amitav Ghosh #UR Ananthamurthy
Narendra Modi is culpable for 2002 Gujarat riots: Amitav Ghosh

Sep 17, 2013

Narendra Modi is culpable for 2002 Gujarat riots: Amitav Ghosh

Ghosh expressed his 'horror' at the way Hindu nationalism had transformed faith into politics. "I see no piety in it, no genuine love of spiritual attainment. Such an intense tradition in Hinduism is actually bhakti - love. #Politics #India #TheySaidIt #Hindutva #Hindu nationalism #NarendraModi #Amitav Ghosh #Pluralism #Shadow Lines