The author and JCB award winner Benyamin will release the English translation of Chorashastra by V.J. James. Released under the same name, the book is published by Westland publishers and translated by Morley J Nair. Benyamin will officially release the book on 1 August 2020 at 5:30 pm through Facebook Live.
Chorashastram published by DC books in 2002 was acclaimed for its satire and fantasy, which explores the craft of stealing, unlikely in a universe tilted on a moral axis.
V.J. James is the author of the award winning novel Nireeshwaran and the recipient of Malayattoor Prize (1999), DC Silver Jubilee Award, Rotary Literary Award for Purappadinte Pusthakam, O V Vijayan Award and Thikkurissi Award for Anticlock, Thoppil Ravi Award, Kerala Bhasha Institute Basheer Award and Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Basheer Puraskaram and Valayar Award for Nireeshwaran.