By Kanchan Gupta (for Info only, not official)

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By Kanchan Gupta

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    ...I can’t quite recall why I was surfing for Bengali bloggers and writers in the US, but I do remember that I was mighty amused by the banner: “Random Thoughts of a Demented Mind” that greeted visitors to the site. That was many years ago. Since then, we have been social media friends and I have read his books with interest. My favourite still remains his first book, “May I Hebb Your Attention Pliss”, a Kolkata middleclass Bengali boy’s rollicking ride through adolescence to adulthood. He dropped in at my office when his next book, The Mine, was published. We had a long chat and became good friends. I became fond of this bright computer engineer from Jadavpur University who wasn’t a run-of-the-mill Marxist or pseudo Maoist making a show of reluctantly accepting the good life across the Atlantic or the Pacific, depending the airlines one flies to reach either the east coast or west coast of America. It intrigued me that a research scientist working on artificial intelligence should be writing fiction. ...

    ABP on Nov. 28, 2016, midnight