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Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer scienc... Read More

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Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written nine novels, four technical books, three travelogues, one collection of short stories, three collections of non-fiction pieces and two books for children.

Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages and have sold over three lakh copies around the country. She is a recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature and the Padma Shri.

Fifty vignettes showcase the myriad shades of human nature A man dumps his aged father in an old-age home after declaring him to be a homeless stranger, a tribal chief in the Sahyadri hills teaches the author that there is humility in receiving too, and a sick woman remembers to thank her benefactor even from her deathbed. These are just some of the poignant and eye-opening stories about people from all over the country that Sudha Murty recounts in this book. From incredible examples of generosity to the meanest acts one can expect from men and women, she records everything with wry humour and a directness that touches the heart.

First published in 2002, Wise and Otherwise has sold over 30,000 copies in English and has been translated into all the major Indian languages. This revised new edition is sure to charm many more readers and encourage them to explore their inner selves and the PBI - World around us with new eyes.

Product Details

Title: Wise & Otherwise
Author: Murthy, SudhaSudha Murthy
SKU: BK0032119
EAN: 9780143062226
Language: English
Binding: Paperback

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A very simple book to read n to understand. Author has shared beautifully described experiences. Every short story has a moral.

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