Come to Memorial Chapel this Tuesday to see author Amitav Ghosh, 2012 Joan Jakobson Visiting Writer.
Amitav Ghosh is the author of eight books, nonfiction and fiction, including Dancing in Cambodia, The Glass Palace, and Sea of Poppies. His new book, River of Smoke, a story about the 19th century heroin trade in India and Canton, is a best seller in the United States and abroad. He recently received an honorary doctorate from the Sorbonne.
Date: Tuesday, April 3
Time: 8 PM
Place: Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street
A Q&A session with Amitav Ghosh will take place at 4:15 PM on Tuesday, April 3rd in the Shapiro Creative Writing Center Event Room (Allbritton 311).
* A book signing and reception will follow the reading. *
For more information, please visit The Russell House Prose and Poetry Series.