Surviving Hostel Life

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About Hostelitis

The story of every hostelite

Manish has looked forward to living in a hostel ever since he was a child. Finally, his dream has come true. As Manish sets foot in the room that will shape his next four years, his heart sinks. How will he cope with the smell of urine, mess food and, of course, first love?

Join Manish, Thomas and Swami in their adventures of exams, politics, elections, potatoes, bathroom fights, heartbreaks, shaayari and more. Hostelitis is a coming-of-age story of Manish and his friends. It is also the story of every engineering college hostelite from the nineties and, perhaps, even today!

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Available on Amazon (India and other countries, Flipkart and NotionPress sites.

Coming Soon: ebook version for Kindle.





"Don't miss out on the epic nostalgia... Kudos to you for bringing hostel memories to life through excellent storytelling."


"Found the writing simple, with the innocence of the same era... Read the book to treat yourself to many funny situations..."


"A Must Read for every SVNITian. Read about hostel days from the POV of the class of 1997."


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