Navtej Sarna is the author of the novels “The Exile” and “We Weren’t Lovers Like That”, the short story collection “Winter Evenings”, and non-fiction works including “Indians at Herod’s Gate”, “Second Thoughts”, and “The Book of Nanak”. His translation works are “Zafarnama” and “Savage Harvest”. Sarna is currently India’s Ambassador to the United States. He has served as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Ambassador to Israel, Secretary at India’s Foreign Office, and also as its longest serving spokesperson.