Books by Sudha Murty (Author of Wise and Otherwise)
Here There & Everywhere : Short Stories by Sudha Murthy/Book Review
Wise and Otherwise
Sudha prolific writer and teacher. Wise and otherwise wise and otherwise salute life about the author sudha murty its the 1st time got sudha murthys book hand. The book for week was wise otherwise salute life sudha murty. And must say mighty impressed and moved the book. I havent finished reading this book still the 56th.
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New arrivals. Sudha Murthy has wandered in many remote and economically backward places in India. She has walked over to depths at these places, she has travelled by the public transport. She has tried her level best to take the medical facilities to the doorsteps of these neglected and negligent people.
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A prolific writer in English and Kannada, Sudha Murty has written novels , technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non- fictional pieces, and books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages. Murty was the recipient of the R. Narayan Award for Literature and the Padma Shri in , and the Attimabbe Award from the government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature in Murty is a notable philanthropist working as the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation and a member of public healthcare initiatives of the Gates Foundation. Her vision of a library for each school has resulted in the setting up of 50, libraries so far. Through the Infosys Foundation, she has built 2, houses in the flood-affected areas.
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 Sudha Murthy. 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 , Wise and Otherwise has sold over 30, 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 world around us with new eyes.