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Author Name: Sudha Murty

Sudha Murty is an Indian social worker and author. Mrs. Murthy began her professional career as a computer scientist and engineer, currently she is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation and member of public healthcare initiative of the Gates Foundation. In addition, she has established several orphanages, participated in rural development efforts, and supported the movement to provide all government schools in Karnataka with state-of-the-art computer and library facilities. Mrs. Murthy also teaches computer science and composes fiction. Dollar Sose (English: Dollar Daughter-in-Law), a novel originally authored in Kannada and later translated into English as Dollar Bahu, was adapted as a televised dramatic series by Zee TV in 2001.
Mrs. Murthy is the wife of software industrialist N.R. Narayana Murthy. he Murthy couple has two grown children, Akshata and Rohan.
Sudha Murthy is a prolific fiction author. She has published several books, mainly through Penguin, that espouse her philosophical views on charity, hospitality and self-realization through fictional narratives

     Books By Author :: Sudha Murty

The Magic Drum and Other Stories
 -by Sudha Murty

A princess who thinks she was a bird, a coconut that cost a thousand rupees, and a shepherd with a bag of words . . . Kings and... Read More

House of Cards
 -by Sudha Murty

House of Cards is the story of Mridula, a bright young woman with enormous enthusiasm for life who hails from a Karnataka villa... Read More

 -by Sudha Murty

Anupama's fairytale marriage to Anand falls apart when she discovers a white patch on her foot and learns that she has leukoder... Read More

Wise and Otherwise
 -by Sudha Murty

A man dumps his seventy-yearj-old father in an old-age home declaring him to be a homelss stranger; a tribal chief in the Sahya... Read More

Dollar Bahu
 -by Sudha Murty

Vinuta marries Girish, a bank clerk, and starts living with his family in Bangalore. She adjusts to her new family well, lookin... Read More

How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories
 -by Sudha Murty

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 wi... Read More

Grandma's Bag of Stories
 -by Sudha Murty

 Memories of a grandparent spinning tales around animals and mysterious characters have kept many of us rapt till date. Su... Read More

Three Thousand Stitches: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives
 -by Sudha Murty

So often, it's the simplest acts of courage that touch the lives of others. Sudha Murty-through the exceptional work of the Inf... Read More

Author in Focus

I was born in a quaint little village called Thripoonithura, on the outskirts of Cochin, Kerala. Located east of mainland Ernakulam, across Vembanad Read More...

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