The Gary Null Show

The Gary Null Show – 05.01.17

May 1, 2017


The Great Derangement -- facing climate change and its unspeakable consequences in literary, historical and political discourse

Dr Amitav Ghosh is an international renowned novelist His recent book who has received numerous awards, including the Arthur C Clark Award, the International Book Award, the Booker Prize, the india Gold Quill Award and others. Among is more famous novels are The Glass Palace and the Ibis Trilogy: Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke, and Flood of Fire. Born in Calcutta and raised in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, his work has been translated into over 20 languages and he has taught comparative literature at many universities including Columbia and Harvard. He holds a doctorate in comparative literature from Oxford University and has received honorary doctorates from Queen's College and the Sorbonne in Paris. His long awaited book of non fiction "The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable" andwhich is based on a series of lectures given at the University of Chicago to address humanity's insane inaction to confront climate change. His website is


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