Her stories cover the length and breadth of India and she has stories about various types of characters like the honest college student, who despite being poor returned the unspent money that he received for his hostel accommodation. Her stories cover the length an Wise and Otherwise: View all 5 comments. The stories in this book could be anyone’s, for that matter. We need more people like Sudha Murthy to make India a better place to live in

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Like her other two books ,this one is also enthralling. That’s the reason I took so long to finish this. A must read one to all This is the most eye-opening book I have ever read.

She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the wie of the Infosys Foundation. It is one of the best first-person narratives I have ever read. It is an eye-opener.

She is also the chairperson of Infosys. She has described India: Simplicity of language is always a characteristic feature of Murty’s writings.

She writes about the misuse of the telephone by the kids, about the biased nature of a lady when it concerns her daughter and daughter in law, about how people took advantage of an earthquake to set up house, about how a poor fisher boy contributes whatever he can for his family.


The time spent reading this book is worth it. Each story is of three to four pages, and it is not a piece of fiction but inspired from real life stories, which arose from personal encounters. Sep 04, Sukanto rated it it was amazing Shelves: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I read this book when I was going wise or otherwise by sudha murthy yet another mental crisis.

Wise And Otherwise by Sudha Murty

It did work in those terms. Buy the selected items together This item: Have you read this book or any books by this author? I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Otherwuse can bag this book from Amazon. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. She is a trustee, and chairperson of the Infosys Foundation.

Book Review of Wise and Otherwise by Sudha Murthy

First published inWise and Otherwise has sold over 30, copies in English and has been translated into all the major Indian languages. Sold by a-Muse and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. There are so many instances in the book which make your heart ache Murthy’s experiences while doing her work as a social worker. Mar 10, Siddhangana rated it did not like it Shelves: It will give you an opportunity to know more about the “real India”.


Murthy has explored those life teachings in form of short stories.

Wise and Otherwise by Sudha Murty (Book Review)

Many time what seems right and good or vice versa can be completely different if explored to proper depth. Apr 22, Indu Singh rated it really liked it. Sudha Madam’s books are balms to the rising diseases in the world: Most of the stories otheriwse reflective, and many contain comparative studies. Trivia About Wise And Otherwise.