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Amitav Ghosh

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Thursday, January 17 2013

The Best Fiction of 2012

Historical fiction, science fiction, graphic novels, anthologies, mysteries, satire, young adult, even poetry(!) -- on subjects from the lighthearted to the apocalypse -- our favorites from 2012 are as wide-ranging and diverse as our writers and our readers. Dive in and revel in the pleasure of getting lost in a good book.


Reviews

Monday, November 7 2011

'River of Smoke': Free Trade Amid Messianic Fervor

The illusory ideals of liberty and freedom which were called upon to justify the Opium Wars remain with us today in the resurgent ideology of neoliberalism and the imperialistic military interventions of Western powers.


Thursday, December 11 2008

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

The book is drunk with words, phrases both rich with 19th-century sailor-speak and rushing over regional boundaries.


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