Amitav Ghosh on "Sea of Poppies"

October 17, 2010

Amitav Ghosh was born in India and educated in Delhi and at Oxford. He's the author of many award winning novels, as well as non-fiction and essays. The first book in his new trilogy is "Sea of Poppies." Ghosh tells Jim Fleming that English has been a global language for 200 years and cites some of the many Asian words that have long been in the Oxford English Dictionary. And he reads sections from his book.