Friday, 6 September 2013

We Weren't Lovers Like That...and much more

Author of bestseller, "We Weren't Lovers Like That", Mr. Navtej Sarna would be here with us in Chandigarh on 7th September 2013at UT Guest House, Sector 6, Chandigarh, at 4pm.

NAVTEJ SARNA is the author of the novels The Exile and We Weren't Lovers Like That and the short story collection Winter Evenings.

He has also written several non-fiction works- The Book of Nanak; Folk Tales of Poland and a translation of Guru Gobind Singh’s Zafarnama.

His most recent work is Savage Harvest,  a translation of Punjabi short stories on the partition of India written originally by his father, the celebrated author Mohinder Singh Sarna.

He contributes regularly to the Times Literary Supplement, The Hindu and other journals. He has been writing a literary column "Second Thoughts" in the Hindu for the last seven years.

 A member of the Indian Foreign Service since 1980, he has served as a diplomat in several capitals (Moscow, Warsaw, Thimphu, Geneva, Tehran and Washington) , as the Foreign Office Spokesperson in New Delhi and most recently, as India's ambassador to Israel. He is now posted as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi