Alan Cumming is a shape-shifting trickster, as enthralling and nimble with Shakespeare as he is with show tunes. Sings Sappy Songs is an eclectic, wildly entertaining mix of intimate stories, from the sentimental to the sassy, and witty reinterpretations of pop songs and stage classics.
Amitav Ghosh has sold over 3 million books worldwide, with his work translated into 33 languages and has won numerous awards. The Circle of Reason was awarded France’s Prix Médicis in 1990, and The Shadow Lines won two prestigious Indian prizes the same year. His novel, Sea of Poppies was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and was awarded the Crossword Book Prize and the India Plaza Golden Quill Award.
Known for breaking through barriers (she was one of National Geographic’s first female photographers) and going undercover to reveal hidden societies, Cobb has captured fascinating glimpses of worlds such as Japan’s secret Geisha culture, and the cloistered lives of Saudi Arabian women.