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Bookwaves – November 3, 2011

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Amitav Ghosh discusses the first two novels in his projected Ibis Trilogy, “Sea of Poppies” and “River of Smoke” both dealing with the Opium Wars of the 1830s. He puts them in the perspective of current events in this charming interview with host Richard Wolinsky. An extended version of the program can be found at