Mehta, Gita

About Gita Mehta


Voices from the Gaps (academic literary site), 1999: Relatively detailed biography, including commentary on her work



Crossette, Barbara. After the Raj (Rev. of Snakes and Ladders). New York Times, 1997 (July 6).

Brown, Luke. Rev. of Karma Cola. Travel page Polo's Bastards, 2003 (September 9).

Billington, Rachel. Out of Purdah into Politics (Rev. of Raj). New York Times, 1989 (April 9).

Wilson, Garret. Rev. of Snakes and Ladders., 1998.

Alexander, Nathan. The Culture Cult: Designer Tribalism and Other Essays (Rev. of Karma Cola). Intellectual Conservative Site, 2006.

Sheppard, R.Z. Books: Transcendence Incorporated (Rev. of Karma Cola). The Time, 1979 (December 24).



Neelakantan, Shailaja. "The next century is ours". Forbes, 1997 (June 16).

Wallia, C.J.S. Gita Mehta, an Interview. Indiastar Review of Books, 1997.

Sundarji, Padma Rao. Stylish Raconteur. OulookIndia, 1997 (March 19).

Smith, Wendy. Gita Mehta: Making India Accessible. Bold Type: Random House, 1997.



Hendry, Marie. The Prolific Goddess: Imagery of the Goddess within Indian Literature. Florida State University, 2003.

Mehta, Julie. Myth as Metaphor: The Reflection of the Sacred in the Secular in A River Sutra. Centre for Comparative Literature’s Graduate Student Colloquium, University of Toronto, 2004.

Writings by Gita Mehta





Rose, Charlie. A Conversation with Gita Mehta. Charlie Rose Show, 1997.




Contemporary Writers

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Literary Reference Center

A Dictionary of Writers

Plot Summaries

 Kindlers Literatur Lexikon  

Literary Reference Center

Secondary Literature:

see Research Section



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