Saray founder Mitchell Abdul Karim Crites has written and contributed to many books over the years, but has been busy on a number of new projects in the last few years. Both older and more recent projects are detailed below, with a special focus on the latter.
Paradise Found: Journeys Through Noble Gardens of Asia
Scheduled for publication by Cross Time Matrix in May 2008.
IndiaColor: Spirit, Tradition and Style
Scheduled for publication by Chronicle Books in May 2008.
Around The World in Eighty Gardens
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2007 and featuring photographs and an essay on the Jal Mahal 'Jasmine Garden' in Jaipur created by M. A. K. Crites.
A BBC2 programme was aired in the UK in early 2008 along with a DVD which explores all eighty gardens.
India Sublime: Princely Palace Hotels of Rajastan
Published by Rizzoli, 2007 and selected by the Metropolitan Museum in New York City as one of their Christmas book selection.
People: Legends in Life and Art
Published by Thames & Hudson, 1995.
Rolff Beny: Visual Journeys
Published by Thames & Hudson, 1994.
Iran: Elements of Destiny
Published by McClelland and Stewart, 1978.
Persia: Bridge of Turquoise
Published by McClelland and Stewart, 1975.
Main banner at top: Jaipur painted elephant from IndiaColor: Spirit, Tradition and Style.