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Publisher: B.R. Publishing Corporation
Publication Year: 2013
Amitav Ghosh (11 July 1956)was born in Calcutta and brought up in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. Delhi and Oxford University have been prime institutions for his academic study. He is widely travelled man and even now he managed his time between Kolkata, Goa and Brooklyn. He has authored seven volumes of fiction and five volumes of nonfiction. Most of the novels authored by him remained best selling and he is crowned with a number of coveted awards: The Prix Medicis Étrangère(1990); The Ananda Puraskar(1990); Sahitya Akademi(1990); Best American Essays(1995); Nomination for American Society of Magazine Editors Award( 1999); The Arthur C. Clark Award(1996); The Pushcart Prize (1999); Grand Prize for Fiction; Frankfurt eBook Award(2001); Crossword Book Award(2005); Finalist, Kiriyama Prize (2006); Padma Shri Award( 2007); Grinzane Cavour Prize(2007); Asian-American Literary Award(2007); Shortlisted, Man Booker Prize(2008); Crossword Book Award(2009); Indiaplaza Golden Quill Award(2009); Dan David Prize(2010) and Blue Metropolis International Literary Grand Prix (2011).
Dr Vivekanand Jha is A Translator, Editor And Award Winning Poet.. He Is The Author Of 5 Books Of Poetry. He Has Also Authored One Critical Book On The Poetry Of Jayanta Mahapatra And Edited Nine Critical Anthologies On Indian English Writing. His Works Have Been Published In More Than 100 Magazines Round The World. Moreover His Poems Have Been Published In More Than 25 Poetry Anthologies. He Has More Than 25 Research And Critical Articles Published In Various National And International Anthologies And Referred Journals. Recently He Has Edited A Poetry Anthology, The Dance Of The Peacock, Featuring 151 Indian English Poets And Published By Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He Is Son Of Noted Professor, Poet And Award Winning Translator Dr. Raja Nand Jha (Crowned With Sahitya Akademi Award, New Delhi). He Is The Chief Editor Of Two Literary Journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature.
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