In 1999, Ghosh joined the faculty at Queens College in the City University of New York as Distinguished Professor in Comparative Literature. His latest work of fiction, 'The Hungry Tide' was published in April, 2004. His other novels are 'The Shadow Lines' (1990), 'In An Antique Land' (1994), 'The Circle of Reason' (1986), 'The Calcutta Chromosome' (1995), and 'The Glass Palace' (2000). The Shadow Lines won the Sahitya Akademi Award, India's most prestigious literary prize. The Calcutta Chromosome won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for 1997. Ghosh also has three works of non-fiction to his credit. They are 'Countdown' (on India's nuclear policy) 'The Imam and the Indian' (a large collection of essays on different themes such as fundamentalism, history of the novel, Egyptian culture and literature) and 'Dancing in Cambodia', At Large in Burma.
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