Archive for November, 2008

books of the times

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

A Passage From India

The novelist Amitav Ghosh reimagines the lives of Indian peasants on the eve of the Opium Wars. (click here)

SEA OF POPPIES by Amitav Ghosh



A fictionalized account of the short life and squalid death of Henry McCarty, a k a Billy the Kid. (click here)

LUCKY BILLY by John Vernon