An Afternoon with Amitav Ghosh

Join us for a book signing ceremony and lunch buffet with renowned novelist, PadmaShree Amitav Ghosh. Enjoy a captivating and enthralling discussion from his latest book: The Great Derangement- Climate Change and the Unthinkable.

Sponsor – World Health and Education Network (WHEN) – benefiting Calcutta Rescue, Kolkata India (

Event Location and Timing: Please note that the event venue has changed

Crown of India Restaurant
660 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, NJ

December 1, 2018: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Event Prices:

Adults and children > 10 years: $50.00
5-10 years: $25.00
Children < 5 years: Free
Additional donation as desired. Event fees and all donations qualify as tax-deductible.

To Register:

1. Click on the Donate Button below: This will take you to the WHEN PayPal Site:

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If you have any questions, please contact:

Asok Baral — (or by phone: 609-213-6908)
Aliva De — (or by phone:  973-653-7008)

More about Amitav Ghosh:

Amitav Ghosh, originally from Kolkata, India, is the renowned author of several novels including Circle of Reason, In an Antique Land, Dancing in Cambodia, Calcutta Chromosome, Ibis Trilogy consisting of Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke and Flood of Fire, and many more. The Sea of Poppies was shortlisted for Man Booker Prize. His most recent book is a timely non-fiction – The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable. He was honored with several awards including PadmaShree (2007), France’s Prix Médicis, Sahitya Akademi Award, Ananda Puraskar, Arthur C. Clarke award, Crossword Book Prize, India Plaza Golden Quill Award, and Blue Metropolis Prize in Montreal. He studied at Oxford, and received honorary doctorates from Queens College and Sorbonne, Paris. He has taught in Delhi University, Columbia, Queens College (NY) and Harvard, and His works have been translated into more than 30 languages. More information at:

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