Ajai P Mangattu is a writer in Malayalam, from Kerala, India. He is a novelist, literary critic and journalist. Ajai has been writing literary prose and critical studies in major journals and magazines in Malayalam for the last 25 years and has published books on various subjects. He wrote a biography on Noam Chomsky, his first published book, followed by his first collection of essays. He translated Gail Omvedt 's book on the life of Ambedkar into Malayalam and Derrida's Islam and West. He co translated Elif Shafak's novel Forty Rules of love, which is forthcoming. His first novel Susannayude Grandhapura was published in 2019 and sold 15 editions in less than 9 months.