PBS Books

Amitav Ghosh | 2019 National Book Festival

Clip: Season 6 | 12m 9s

Loading Player...

Born in Calcutta, and raised between India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Amitav Ghosh has published several works of fiction as well as non-fiction and was honored with a lifetime achievement award at the Times of India festival in Mumba, in 2018. His newest, 'Gun Island,' comes out September 10, but he is also well-known for his 'Ibis Trilogy,' which began in 2008 with 'Sea of Poppies,'

Aired: 09/03/19 | Rating: NR

More Extras

See all Extras

More Episodes

See all Episodes

More Culture Shows

Browse all Culture Shows

Sign into PBS

By creating an account, you acknowledge that PBS may share your information with our member stations and our respective service providers, and that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Confirm Your Local Station

To help you find your favorite shows and great local content, we've selected a PBS station in your area.

Please confirm that WETA is your preferred local station, or choose another station below.