Githa Hariharan

Githa Hariharan is an Indian author and editor. Born in 1954 in Coimbatore, India, she grew up in Mumbai and Manila. She is known for her novels, short stories, and essays that explore themes of culture, identity, and social issues. Her notable works include 'The Thousand Faces of Night' which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 1993, and other works like 'When Dreams Travel', 'In Times of Siege', and 'Almost Home: Cities and Other Places'. Hariharan's writing often reflects her interest in history, mythology, and the challenges faced by women in Indian society.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. When Dreams Travel

    "When Dreams Travel" is a thought-provoking novel that explores the complex themes of identity, memory, and the power of dreams. Set in India, the story follows the lives of three individuals from different backgrounds who are brought together by a shared dream. As they embark on a journey to uncover the truth behind their dreams, they are confronted with their own pasts and the interconnectedness of their lives. Hariharan's lyrical prose and vivid descriptions create a captivating narrative that delves into the depths of the human psyche and the universal longing for self-discovery.

    The 9935th Greatest Book of All Time