Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss


Random House presents the audiobook edition of Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam, read by Ramon Tikaram.

There’s no problem Professor Chandra can’t solve. Except for one: the secret to happiness

In the moments after the accident, Professor Chandra doesn’t see his life flash before his eyes, but his life’s work.

He’s just narrowly missed the Nobel Prize (again) and even though he knows he should get straight back to his pie charts, his doctor has other ideas.

All this work. All this success. All this stress. It’s killing him. He needs to take a break, start enjoying himself. In short, says his doctor (who is from California), Professor Chandra should just follow his bliss.

Professor Chandra doesn’t know it yet, but he’s about to embark on the trip of a lifetime.

(c) 2019, Rajeev Balasubramanyam (P) 2019 Penguin Audio


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

About the author

Rajeev Balasubramanyam

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.
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