Mehta, Gita

About Gita Mehta

Biography (Voices from the Gaps) (PDF)



Brown, Luke. "Review of Karma Cola." Travel Page Polo's Bastards, 9 Sep. 2003

Crossette, Barbara. "After the Raj." The New York Times, 6 Jul.1997

Billington, Rachel. "Out of Purdah into Politics." The New York Times, 9 Apr. 1989

Wilson, Garret. "Review of Snakes and Ladders." Garretwilson, 1998



Neelakantan, Shailaja. "The Next Century Is Ours." Forbes, 15 Jun. 1997

Sundarji, Padma Rao. "Stylish Raconteur." Oulook India, 19 Mar. 1997 (PDF)

Wallia, C.J.S. "Gita Mehta, an Interview." Indiastar Review of Books, 1997 (PDF)

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



Bera, Saumya, et al. "Interrogating the Self." IUP Journal of English Studies, vol. 13, no. 4, 2018

Banger, Ruchi. "East-West Encounter in Gita Mehta's Raj." Writers Editors Critics, vol. 2, no. 1, 2012

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, 2004

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




Raj (1989)


Short Story Collections

A River Sutra (1993)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"Only the Paranoid Survive?" Outlook India, 25 Oct. 2004 (PDF)

"The Creative Eye." Asia Society, 2002

"Ashoka, Beloved of the Gods." Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, 1998

Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of India (1997)

Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East (1979)