How I Taught My Grandmother To Read And Other Stories by Sudha Murty
These are collection of stories recounting real life incidents from the life of Sudha Murty, teacher, social workers and best selling writer. There is the engaging story about one of her students who frequently played truant from school, the accoutn of how her mothers advice to save money came in handy when she wanted to help her husband start a software company, and the heartwarming tale of the promise she made and fulfilled--- to her grandfather, to ensure that her little village library would always be well supplied with books.
A penniless 18-year-old waiter from the slums of India, Ram Mohammad Thomas is in prison after answering twelve questions correctly on a TV quiz show to win one billion rupees. The producers bribe the police and have him arrested, convinced that he has cheated his way to victory. As Ram's lawyer rescues him from prison, he also extracts Ram's amazing life-story in this warm-hearted tale full of comedy, tragedy, joy and pathos of 21st-century India. Now a major motion picture, this is author and Indian diplomat Vikas Sawrup's first novel.
I Have A Dream
I Have A Dream by Rashmi Bansal
I Have A Dream is the story of 20 idealists who think and act like entrepreneurs. They are committed to different causes, but they have one thing in common: a belief that principles of management can and must be used to achieve a greater common good. These stories say one thing loud and clear change starts with one person, and that person could be someone next door. Someone like you.
The Road Ahead
The Road Ahead by Bill Gates
Bill Gates - whose vision of the personal computer propelled Microsoft into one of the world's leading companies - astonished the business community in 1996 by abruptly reinventing his entire company around the Internet. In The Road Ahead, Gates explains why the Internet is revolutionizing not just Microsoft but everything else too - and at a faster pace than even he had anticipated. Gates describes the implications for everybody of a world connected by interactive computer networks, and addresses our most pressing questions.