Amitav Ghosh In Burma

On Nov 17 this year, the Burmese writer Ma Thida and I went to visit the offices of the Press Scrutiny Board in Yangon, the seat of the country’s once-feared censorship authority. ...”

The great man of Indian literature himself – one of my favourite novels is the ‘Hungry Tide’ – was invited to Burma by the Indian Embassy in November.  Read the rest of the account of his trip on his blog.

See on amitavghosh.com

Image Credit to: Politics and Prose Bookstore

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About Lucas Stewart

Former British Council Literature Advisor | Author of The People Elsewhere: Unbound Journey's with the Storytellers of Myanmar