In Today’s episode, accomplished Indian book publisher Naveen Kishore discusses how the pandemic is growing in India, new normalities, humans communicating in fundamentally different ways, and the hope for instinctive compassion.
“ Life is actually neither short nor unnecessarily long, it is what is its and we learn to live it, or rather life lives us”
Presented by DUBLAB & Onassis LA
Hosted by Paul Holdengräber
Recorded on March, 29th 2020
Naveen Kishore is the founder and managing director of Seagull Books - a publishing house located in Calcutta, India, which began primarily as a response to the growing need for an Indian publishing house focused on theatre and other arts. Seagull Books has translated just about more foreign literature than any other major publishing house in the world. He was the recipient of the Goethe Medal and the Chevalier Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Kishore lives and works in Calcutta.
Paul Holdengräber is an interviewer and curator of public curiosity. He is the Founder and Director of Onassis LA (OLA), a center for dialogue. Previously he was the Founder and Director of LIVE from the NYPL, a cultural series at the New York Public Library, where he hosted over 600 events, holding conversations with everyone from Patti Smith to Zadie Smith, Ricky Jay to Jay-Z, Errol Morris to Jan Morris, Wes Anderson to Helen Mirren, Christopher Hitchens to Mike Tyson. He is the host of "A Phone Call From Paul," a podcast for The Literary Hub.
You can find Paul on Twitter: @Holdengraber
Onassis LA is a center for dialogue in Los Angeles, and a part of the Onassis Foundation.
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