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Amitav Ghosh: 'The World Of Fact Is Outrunning The World Of Fiction'

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Amitav Ghosh: 'The World Of Fact Is Outrunning The World Of Fiction'

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In 2016, Amitav Ghosh was working on his novel Gun Island, and imagined a scene in which a wildfire was advancing toward a Los Angeles museum. About six months later, that scenario played out in real life, as the Skirball fire burned near The Getty Center in December 2017. Ghosh says he felt …

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