Delving in the psyche of modern urban Indian

Author Manik

Buy Brothers Sen Gogh at a special introductory price – only this week

Now a bestseller on Amazon, Brother Sen Gogh is a journey into the nature of talent, creativity, mental health and most importantly, familial relationships. Available at an introductory price of just INR 49/- in India and at USD .99 in… Continue Reading →

Brothers Sen Gogh is now a bestseller

A weekend spike of purchases has taken Brothers Sen Gogh in the bestseller list. Hopefully this lasts. Please grab your copy at the promotional price of INR 49/- or for USD 0.99, only till end of this week.  http://mybook.to/BrothersSenGogh #wip… Continue Reading →

Brothers Sen Gogh – Book Trailer

Inspired by the brotherly love of Vincent and Theo Van Gogh, Brothers Sen Gogh ruminates about the pains of a sensitive soul, the inability of society to identify artistic talent and the heartbreaking tragedy of a flawed brotherly relationship. 

Announcing my new book – Brothers Sen Gogh

Inspired by the brotherly love of Vincent and Theo Van Gogh, Brothers Sen Gogh ruminates about the pains of a sensitive soul, the inability of society to identify artistic talent and the heartbreaking tragedy of a flawed brotherly relationship.  Soubhik… Continue Reading →

These Precious Days and Anand

https://harpers.org/archive/2021/01/these-precious-days-ann-patchett-psilocybin-tom-hanks-sooki-raphael/ These precious days is a heartbreaking long read by Ann Patchett about an unlikely friendship developed between her and Sooki Raphael, Tom Hank’s assistant. It is written from Ann’s heart and is a great display of the healing power… Continue Reading →

Book Review : Less – Andrew Seen Greer

Less, with all its stream of consciousness rambling, exquisite use of language, psychoanalytical text, is ultimately a novel about love. Love lost, love gained, love showered on someone, love made and love wasted. It traces the journey of Arthur Less,… Continue Reading →

Whiskey And Suicide – Promotion

I published “Whiskey and Suicide” on 8th October, 2020 amidst the pandemic. It was a very emotional book that tackled a number of issues facing the middle class in India. I knew it was an intense book and has limited… Continue Reading →

Rave reviews and a bestseller

Whiskey and Suicide paints a kaleidoscope of myriad emotions of the Indian middle class families. In a very informal storytelling style, it narrates the dilemmas of the urban families in dealing with the conflicting emotions arising due to contradictory desires…. Continue Reading →

Music

as the music seeps deeper in the recesses of my neuronic pathways pathways like the water of the first rain in the hungry earth i rejoice the feeling of being alive

Interview with The Wordicle

Got my first interview opportunity(Oops, “Writers Leak”) today, thanks to “The Wordicle”. Please read to find out more about me and my book. An excerpt “The book is shaped by some real life events including the suicide of one of… Continue Reading →

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