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Wednesday, 12th August, 2020

Arunava Sinha

Arunava Sinha

Arunava Sinha translates classic, modern and contemporary Bengali fiction and non-fiction from Bangladesh and India into English. Over 50 of his translations have been published so far. His recent translations include Kunal Basu's The Endgame, Bani Basu's Moom, Taslima Nasrin's Shameless, Desire for Fire: Modern Bengali Poetry in Translation and the forthcoming Akhtaruzzman Elias's Khwabnama.

Session

Present Tense: From the Battlefront

Ambarish Satwik and Arunava Sinha in conversation

Even as the medical establishment battles the virus, there are rifts and contradictions within. Vascular surgeon and writer Ambarish Satwik speaks with literary translator Arunava Sinha about the terrors of the pandemic across the perspectives of history and literature as well as in the present tense