Sudha Murty book sells one lakh copies

 A prolific writer and Chairperson of Infosys Foundation, Sudha Murty has added another feather in her cap with her book "How I Taught My Grandmother to read" achieving a whopping sales of over one lakh copies.

Published in 2004, the book has been featured as a bestseller ever since, along with "Wise and Otherwise" which was published in 2006. Both books have achieved the milestone sales of over 1,00,000 copies.

Sudha Murty has been topping the charts with her other popular books as well – The Old Man and His God, Dollar Bahu, Mahashweta, Gently Falls the Bakula, The Magic Drum and Other Favourite Stories, The Bird with Golden Wings and Grandma’s Bag of Stories.

Her new book The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk is being published this week.
The cumulative sales for Sudha Murty’s books in the English language alone are over 500,000 copies.

Sudha Murty in her response says ‘How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Wise and Otherwise are truly wonderful books and I'm very happy to see that they have continued to delight newer and younger generations of readers.’
"I am touched by my readers who loved my books. All the stories are true incidents in life. Now I have realised, any amount of imagination will not be as beautiful as the real life".

What do you do when your grandmother asks you to teach her the alphabet? Or when the President of India takes you on a train ride with him? These are just some of the questions you will find answered in this delightful collection of stories recounting real-life incidents that happened to Sudha Murty, spouse of N R Narayana Murty, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys Technologies.

She was the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature and the Padma Shri in 2006, and the Attimabbe Award from the government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature in 2011.

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