Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. He is the author of two books of non-fiction, a collection of essays, and ten novels. In 2018 he became the first English-language writer to receive India’s highest literary honour, the Jnanpith Award. His most recent publication is Gun Island, a novel.
A conversation with the acclaimed novelist on the parallels between the climate crisis and the pandemic, and imagining alternatives for our interconnected world.Read more