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Gender MALE
Occupation Writer
Location Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Introduction I string words together. Mail me: jayaprakash at gmail dot com I'm also on facebook - just search for me by my name or email ID.
Favorite Music I like music of all sorts. Some favourites: Black Sabbath, Hawkwind, Melvins, Fu Manchu, Blue Oyster Cult, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, PJ Harvey, My Dying Bride, Clutch, Fu Manchu, The Beatles, Nevermore, Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Ahmad Jamal, Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Lightnin Hopkins, John Lee Hooker, Jimi Hendrix, Albert Collins, Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Tool, The Tea Party, The Joy Division, The Cure, The Sisters Of Mercy, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention, The Incredible String Band, Gustav Mahler, Dmitri Shostakovich, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, JS Bach, Luigi Boccherini, Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Igor Stravinsky, Bela Bartok, Antonin Dvorak, Bohuslav Martinu, Jean Sibelius, Carl Nielsen, Allan Pettersson, Charles Ives, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Bjork, The Zombies
Favorite Books Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino, The Roving Mind by Isaac Asimov, The Collected Essays Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, Mythologies by Roland Barthes, Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre, Le Fleurs Du Mal by Charles Baudelaire, London Fields by Martin Amis, The Sheep Look Up by John Brunner, The Rediscovery Of Man by Cordwainer Smith, Tales From The Dying Earth by Jack Vance, The Dream-Quest Of Unknown Kadath by HP Lovecraft, The October Country by Ray Bradbury, Jurgen by James Branch Cabell, The Shadow At The Bottom Of The World by Thomas Ligotti, Iron Council by China Mieville, VALIS by Philip K Dick, The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann, The Lathe Of Heaven by Ursula Le Guin, The House Of Doctor Dee by Peter Ackroyd, Cosmos by Carl Sagan, The Panda's Thumb by Stephen Jay Gould, The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins, 334 by Thomas Disch, Dhalgren by Samuel R Delany, Snow by Adam Roberts, Complete prose and poetry by Edgar Alan Poe, The plays of Oscar Wilde, Veniss Underground by Jeff VanderMeer, Written Lives by Javier Marias, Letter From Earth by Scott Bradfield, Against Nature by J-K Huysmans, Fifth Business by Robertson Davies, The Three Impostors by Athur Machen, Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary by MR James, Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson, The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter, Complete Short Stories of Franz Kafka, Complete Short Stories of Bernard Malamud, Picture This by Joseph Heller, A History Of The World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes, Animal Farm by George Orwell, Down and out in Paris and London by George Orwell, The Culture Industry by Theodore Adorno, The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard, Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould, Lud-In-THe-Must by Hope Mirrlees, Swami and Friends by RK Narayan, The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene, Diary of a madman by Nikolai Gogol