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How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories

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Sudha Murty is an honourable trustee of the Infosys Foundation USA and also acts as a chairperson... Read More

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Sudha Murty is an honourable trustee of the Infosys Foundation USA and also acts as a chairperson of the highly reputed Infosys Foundation. She fulfilled her graduation from the Indian Institute of Science located in Bangalore, with a degree in electrical engineering. Her career began with TELCO where she worked as a development engineer. She has also been associated with the Bangalore University where she was a teacher of computer science She is a credible writer in both English and Kannada. A columnist for Kannada and English dailies, she has over 156 titles and 24 books in her repertoire which includes non-fiction novels technical books, memoirs and travelogues. The government of India has honoured her with the coveted Padma Shri Award. She has also received 7 honorary doctorates from several universities in the country.

Features more than 20 handpicked gems by Sudha Murty
Includes popular stories like 'Heart of Gold', 'The Rainy Day' and 'Gowramma's Letter'

What do you do when your grandmother asks you to teach
her the alphabet? Or the President of India takes you on a train ride with him? Or your teacher gives you more marks than you deserve?

These are just some of the questions you will find answered in this delightful collection of stories recounting real-life incidents from the life of Sudha Murty-teacher, social worker and bestselling writer. There is the engaging story about one of her students who played truant from school. The account of how her mother's advice to save money came in handy when she wanted to help her husband start a software company, and the heart-warming tale of the promise she made-and fulfilled-to her grandfather, to ensure that her little village library would always be well supplied with books.

Funny, spirited and inspiring, each of these stories teaches a valuable lesson about the importance of doing what you believe is right and having the courage to realize your dreams.

Inspiring

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Title: How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories
Author: Sudha Murty
SKU: BK0034146
EAN: 9780143441847

About Author

Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fiction pieces, and bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all major Indian languages. She weaves magical tales and especially enjoys writing for young readers. A generation of children has grown up reading her books and her stories are available in textbooks across schools in India.

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