Title: Amitav Ghosh
When: Mon, Nov 10 2006 | 7:30PM
: Rutgers Student Center - New Brunswick
: Writers at Rutgers Reading Series


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Admission: Free and open to the Rutgers community and the general public
The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing


Amitav Ghosh is a novelist, essayist, and anthropologist celebrated worldwide for his writing.  His novel The Shadow Lines won the Sahitya Akademi Award, India’s most prestigious literary prize; another novel, The Circle of Reason, received the Prix Medici Étranger, one of France’s top literary awards. Educated in Delhi, Oxford, and Alexandria, Ghosh has taught comparative literature at Queens College in the City University of New York and at Columbia University.

Born in Calcutta, India, Ghosh lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.