Githa Hariharan

Born in Coimbatore, India, Githa Hariharan (githahariharan.com) is the author of novels, short stories, essays, newspaper articles, and columns. Her first novel, The Thousand Faces of Night (1992), won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for best first book in 1993. Her most recent book is a collection of her own essays, Almost Home: Cities and Other Places.

  • The cover to I Have Become the Tide by Githa Hariharan
    Noida, U.P. Simon & Schuster India. 2019. 322 pages. In her latest novel, I Have Become the Tide, Indian author Githa Hariharan reminds the world that caste exists, despite many of her co...
  • A group of women stripped naked in broad daylight to protest against the brutality of the Assam Rifles army contingent (July 2004).
    A group of women stripped naked in broad daylight to protest against the brutality of the Assam Rifles army contingent (July 2004). Braiding together an epic story and India’s ongoing su...

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