Namita Gokhale is the author of seven works of fiction and several non-fiction books. Paro:Dreams of Passion, Gods Graves and Grandmother, A Himalayan Love Story, The Book of Shadows, Shakuntala: the Play of Memory, and Priya in Incredible Indyaa and the landmark anthology In Search of Sita. Her recent, much acclaimed collection of short stories, The Habitof Love, was published in January 2012. An edited anthology, Travelling In, Travelling Out was launched this January. Namita Gokhale is also co-director of the famous Jaipur Literature Festival and of Mountain Echoes: the Bhutan Literary Festival.