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Monday, February 06, 2006

A Native Of Calcutta

"Through my journeys I have imbibed the identity of the traveler and outsider and come to understand the scope, depth and vastness of the Indian Diaspora. At the same time, I am a native of India's cultural center - Calcutta - the country's cultural and artistic capitol, which has given me the sense of being part of a long and rich literary heritage."

Amitav Ghosh was recently a guest of Tel Aviv University's writers-in-residence program hosting international authors. Here he is in an interview with The Jerusalem Post.


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