Manoj Kuroor is a poet, novelist, and art critic. His fiction poem, Coma, won the Kanakasree Award of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi in 2007. He published two novels, Nilam Poothu Malarnna Naal, and Murinavu. In contemporary publications, he writes extensively about art, popular culture, literary criticism, and cyberculture. Ezhuthu, Uthamapurushan Katha Parayumbol, and Keralathile Thaalangalum Kalakalum are some of his major works. Nilam Poothu Malarnna Naal, his debut novel, has been translated into Tamil.
The Glimmer of the Past: Indian Philisophy and Aesthetics