Amitav Ghosh's non-fiction book 'Smoke and Ashes' to be released in July 2023
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Amitav Ghosh's new non-fiction book, "Smoke and Ashes: A Writer's Journey Through Opium's Hidden Histories", will be published by HarperCollins Fourth Estate on July 15, 2023.
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The book is a combination of memoir, travelogue, and cultural and economic history, which explores the often overlooked effects of opium on society and history.
Based on Ghosh's extensive research conducted while writing his trilogy of novels between 2005 and 2015, "Smoke and Ashes" takes a personal look at the author's engagement with the hidden history of opium.
This book explores how opium has shaped the modern world and continues to play an important role in making it now.
About Amitav Ghosh
He is a renowned writer who was born in Kolkata and brought up in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
He has written many acclaimed works of fiction, including "The Shadow Lines," "The Glass Palace," "The Hungry Tide," "Gun Island," "The Nutmeg's Curse," "Jungle Nama," and "The Living Mountain." . ,
His works have been translated into more than 30 languages, making him a globally recognized author.
In 2019, Ghosh received the Jnanpith Award, India's highest literary honour, becoming the first English-language writer to receive this recognition.
Ghosh's writing is known for its exploration of historical and cultural themes, as well as the incorporation of elements of magical realism.
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