May 30, 2019
Our guest today is Rajeev Balusabranyam. Rajeev is the author of the novel Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss, which came out earlier this year. He’s also very accomplished, with a few literary awards and nominations under his belt and degrees from both Oxford and Cambridge. He talks about his meditation practice, why he loves California, and what it was about the academic world that he wanted to explore in his novel.
Books Mentioned on the Podcast:
Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss, by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
Island of a Thousand Mirrors, by Nayomi Munaweera
Tell Her Everything, by Mirza Waheed
Those Who Are Loved, by Victoria Hislop
The Book Club, by CJ Cooper
Bonnie and Stan, by Anna Stuart
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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