Author: Mainak DharPublisher: SrishtiYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 148ISBN/UPC (if available): 8188575623
The Funda of Mix-ology is a novel about a young man who is not unlike many of us. After spending his youth in the pursuit of academic excellence and admission into the 'right' institutes, he joins a multinational firm after graduating from an IIM. A few years down the line, once the sheen of Day One jobs and hefty pay packets has worn off, he realizes that nothing he has learnt at IIM can prepare him for the stress and drudgery that characterize his day-to-day life. He finds himself thinking about work long after he has left office; finds that his schedule leaves him with little time and energy for his passions outside of work, and leaves him with little by way of a personal life. As he approaches his thirtieth birthday, he begins to wonder if there is any point to his life beyond competing in one rat race after another.All that changes one week. A week when he almost quits his job, almost gets killed, and learns that the secret to having a more fulfilling life lies not in any classroom but in mix-ology, the art of making a good cocktail. Through this voyage of self-discovery, he comes to realize that just as a cocktail. So join him in this fantastic adventure and discover for yourself how you could learn to live a fuller life through the fundas of mix-ology!
1. An Ode to Ennui 2. Lost in the Mob 3. Reality Bites 4. Fallen Angle 5. Calm before the Storm 6. Wanderer in a Strange Land 7. The Place Where Memories Die 8. Face in the Mirror 9. Flowers on the Roadside 10. Things Unsaid 11. The Book of Life 12. Intimations of Mortality 13. Homecoming 14. Mix it up!