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Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies

Keeper of Memories

Text by Mamta Badkar. Photograph by Dayanita Singh / NB Pictures

Despite the media circus surrounding his new book Sea of Poppies, Amitav Ghosh has handled himself with all the savoir faire of a seasoned celebrity. Discovering that his work is as much about forgotten histories as it is about the art of the novel, Verve meets the author for an afternoon tête-á-tête on memories, migrations and the media
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