Namita Gokhale in conversation with Mrinal Pande and Sunil Sethi

 

Writer, publisher and festival director Namita Gokhale’s period novel Things to Leave Behind, set in and around her hometown Nainital, has been described as her ‘most ambitious work’ yet. Journalist, editor and broadcaster Mrinal Pande has authored several books on Kumaon. In conversation with Sunil Sethi, they discuss the strands of myth and memory that come together when they write of the hills they call home.