Suri, Manil

About Manil Suri

Academic Website (UMBC)



Hansen, Suzy. "The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri." Salon, 12 Jan. 2001

Mars-Jones, Adam. "Vishnu, Vishnu, We All Fall Down (Rev. of The Death of Vishnu)." The Obvserver, 4 Feb. 2001

Gorra, Michael. "The God on the Landing (Rev. of The Death of Vishnu)." New York Times, 28 Jan. 2001

Garza, David. "India Ink (Rev. of The Death of Vishnu)." The Austrian Chronicle, 30 Mar. 2001

Kuritzki, Joshua."Love, Death, Spirit in Engrossing 'Vishnu' (Rev. of The Death of Vishnu)." CNN, 17 May 2001

Skea, Ann. "Review of The Death of Vishnu.", 2001

Roy, Nilanjana S. "Rechauffe Magic." Outlook India, 15 Jan. 2001



Birnbaum, Robert. "Manil Suri.", 16 Dec. 2000

"Birth of a Novelist." The Hindu, 21 Jan. 2001

D'Erasmo, Stacey. "Interview; Solving X." New York Times, 28 Jan. 2001

"Living and Dying in Suburban Bombay." The Hindu, 25 Mar. 2001

"Asian American Heritage Month: The Death of Vishnu." Washington Post, 9 May 2001

Weich, David. "On the Cusp Of Something Big with Manil Suri." Powell´s, 2001.

Cunningham, Michael. "The Death of Vishnu."



Ehrfurth, Corinne M. The Bhagavad Gita in Contemporary Indian Novels : Recasting Elements of Hinduism in Suri's The Death of VishnuAdiga's The White Tiger, and Chandra's Red Earth and Pouring Rain, 2010

Majithia, Sheetal. "Melodrama and the Secular Subject." Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A, vol. 70, no. 10, 2010

Brians, Paul. Modern South Asian Literature in English, 2003




The City of Devi (2013)

The Age of Shiva (2008)

The Death of Vishnu (2001)


Essays/Articles/Non-Ficton/Short Stories

"Give Me Roast Beef Any Day." The Guardian, 13 Oct. 2002


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Manil Suri's Appearance at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival. YouTube, 2 Jan. 2014

Manil Suri Interview. YouTube, 13 Mar. 2013

Manil Suri on the Death Of VishnuYouTube, 4 Mar. 2013

Manil Suri and His Novels of India. YouTube, 14 Dec. 2012

Manil Suri on the Connection between Mathematics and Literature. YouTube, 29 Apr. 2009

Manil Suri Reads from His Novel The Age of Shiva. YouTube, 7 Feb. 2008