Canton’s India Connections: A Dialogue with Amitav Ghosh
August 18, 2016
Theatre P3, LG1 Floor, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, The University of Hong Kong
Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He is the author of one book of non-fiction, a collection of essays and eight novels, of which the most recent is Flood of Fire. His books have won prizes in India, Europe and Myanmar and he has been awarded honorary degrees by the Sorbonne, Paris, and by Queens College, New York. He divides his time between Brooklyn, Goa and Kolkata.