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Are you free?
Amitav Ghosh
(1005 W Burnside St., 228-4651, 7:30 pm. Free.)
The Glass Palace
The Hungry Tide
The Calcutta Chromosome
Why should you go?
Get thee to Powell's.
Sea of Poppies (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 512 pages, $26.00).
It just might be Moby-Dick for the new millennium.
Sea of Poppies
don't miss that reading.