Mehta, Ved (Parkash)

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MEHTA, Ved (Parkash)

MEHTA, Ved (Parkash). American (born India), b. 1934. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Area studies, History, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography. Career: Writer and journalist. Staff writer, New Yorker mag., 1961-94; visiting scholar, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1974; visiting professor, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1985, 1986, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1988, and New York University, NYC, 1989-90; visiting fellow (literature), 1988-89, hon. fellow, 1999, Balliol College, Oxford; Rosenkranz Chair in Writing (lecturer in English and lecturer in history) and Residential Fellow, Berkeley College, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1990-93; Arnold Bernhard Visiting Professor of English and History, Williams College, 1994; Randolph Distinguished Visiting Professor of English and History, Vassar College, 1994-96; Senior Fellow, Media Studies Center, Freedom Forum, 1996-97; Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1997-98. Publications: Face to Face, 1957, 2nd ed., 1997; Walking the Indian Streets, 1960, rev. ed., 1971; Fly and the Fly-Bottle, 1963; The New Theologian, 1966; Delinquent Chacha (novel), 1967; Portrait of India, 1970, 2nd ed., 1993; John Is Easy to Please, 1971; Mahatma Gandhi and His Apostles, 1977; The New India (history), 1978; Photographs of Chachaji, 1980; A Family Affair: India under Three Prime Ministers (history), 1982; Three Stories of the Raj (fiction), 1986; Rajiv Gandhi and Rama's Kingdom (history), 1994; A Ved Mehta Reader, 1998. CONTINENTS OF EXILE (autobiographical series): Daddyji, 1972; Mamaji, 1979; Vedi, 1982; The Ledge between the Streams, 1984; Sound- Shadows of the New World, 1986; The Stolen Light, 1989; Up at Oxford, 1993; Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker, 1998; All for Love, 2001; Dark Harbor, 2003. Address: 139 E 79th St, New York, NY 10021, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected];