Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss
  • Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss

  • 'I loved this beautiful book. It's tender and compassionate, written with exquisite care and verve, and so so SO funny' MARIAN KEYES

    Professor Chandra is about to embark on the trip of a lifetime.

    In the moments after the bicycle accident, Professor Chandra begins to reassess his life, his career and his relationship with his three children.

    He’s just missed out on the Nobel Prize (again). All this work. All this stress. It's killing him.

    Professor Chandra needs to take a break, and reluctantly agrees to visit a Californian retreat, to follow his bliss.

    And so he must try to crack the most complex problem of all: the secret to his own happiness

RELEASED 11/07/2019

Rajeev Balasubramanyam was born in Lancashire and studied at Oxford, Cambridge and Lancaster universities. He is the prize-winning author of In Beautiful Disguises. He has lived in London, Manchester, a remote Suffolk beach, Kathmandu and Hong Kong, where he was a Research Scholar in the Society of Scholars at Hong Kong University. He was a fellow of the Hemera Foundation, for writers with a meditation practice, and has been writer-in-residence at Crestone Zen Mountain Center and the Zen Center of New York City. His journalism and short fiction have appeared in the Washington Post, The Economist, the New Statesman, London Review of Books, Paris Review, McSweeney’s and many others. He currently lives and works in Berlin.