Hariharan, Githa

Author’s Homepage: biography, excerpts, downloadable pdf-files with interviews etc.


Gaines, Luan. Rev. of In Times of Siege. curledup.com, 2003.

Desiraju, Keshav. The Burden of a Message (Rev. of In Times of Siege). The Hindu, 2003 (May 4).

Sarna, Navtej. Oh! For the Realms of Spirit (Rev. of In Times of Siege). navtejsarna.com, no date given.

Sharma, Anjana. Manipulating Desire (Rev. of When Dreams Travel). OutlookIndia, 1999 (February 1).

Rai Alok. Arise, Paper Tiger (Rev. of In Times of Siege). OutlookIndia, 2003 (February 24).

Jaidka, Manju. A Chronicle of Our Times (Rev. of In Times of Siege). The Sunday Tribune, 2003 (March 16).


Chakladar, Arnab. A Conversation with Githa Hariharan. Another Subcontinent – South Asian Society and Culture, 2005.

Gaines, Luan. An Interview with Githa Hariharan. curledup.com, 2003.

Ramnarayan, Gowri. Plea for Pluralism. The Hindu, 2003 (April 22).

Roy, Anuradha. Resisting Regimentation. The Hindu, 2003 (March 2).

Ramesh, Kala Krishnan. Close to the Bone. The Hindu, 2003 (April 24).

Kang, Bhavdeep. “The Cerebral Erotica Was Fun”. OulookIndia, 1999 (February 1).

Roy, Vaishna. The Siege of the Mind. OutlookIndia, 2003 (April 23).

Haidar, Suhasini. “The law is an amoeba riddled with parasites”. Rediff, 1999 (March 13).


Ohira, Eiko. The Revolting or Abject Body? – Githa Hariharan’s Anti-Brahmanism in the Context of Mother-and-Daughter Fiction. Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, 2003.

Writings by Hariharan


In Times of Siege (excerpt). RandomHouse, 2003.

Short Story

The Warden. Conjunctions (24), 1995.

Essays / Articles

The Ignoble Politics of Naipaul’s Nobel. Frontline Magazine (Vol. 18, Issue 23), 2001.

Mad About Madras. OutlooIndia, 2004 (March 1). – Hariharan reviews The Unhurried City by C.S. Lakshmi

The Man Who Invented Malgudi. The Times of India, no date given. – obituary on RK Narayan

The Necessity of Hyphens. The Telegraph, 2004 (May 30).


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