Githa Hariharan has written novels, short fiction and essays over the last three decades. Her highly acclaimed work includes The Thousand Faces of Night which won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book in 1993, the short story collection The Art of Dying, the novels The Ghosts of Vasu Master, When Dreams Travel, In Times of Siege and Fugitive Histories, and the collection of essays Almost Home: Cities and Other Places. She has also written childrens stories; and edited a collection of translated short fiction, A Southern Harvest, and the essay collection From India to Palestine: Essays in Solidarity. For more on this Delhi-based author and her work, visit www.githahariharan.com
'Turn in any direction you like, caste is the monster that crosses your path. You cannot have political reform, you cannot have economic reform, unless you kill this monster' Githa hariharan has beautifully woven 3 stories together and shown the struggles of lower caste people.. book contains many short poems about them..