Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh is an award-winning author. Some of his recent titles include The Ibis Trilogy – Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke and Flood of Fire; The Shadow Lines, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace and The Hungry Tide. His essays have been published in The New Yorker, The New Republic and The New York Times.


The pursuit of nuclear weapons in the Subcontinent is the moral equivalent of civil war: the targets the rulers have in mind are, in the end, their own people.

Nov 01, 1998

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