Friday, July 10, 2009

Book Release : 10 Women Centric Kannada Books

Last month, 10 books from the ”Vanitha Chintana Maale” series were released by Navakarnataka Publications. This set of books mainly contains content which is women centric.
Navakarnataka Publications was established in 1960 and has as its motto: Pustakada Muulaka Manukulada Seve (Service to Mankind through books). In its nearly 50 years of operation, Navakarnataka has published more than 2500 different books that cater to a wide range of people – from intellectuals to the common man.
The ten books are aimed at making the reader aware of the various trails and tribulations a woman undergoes in India. These books, all in Kannada, include novels, real life events and autobiographies. They are either original works or translations of works from other Indian languages.

The books released on this occasion by the Chairperson Dr. Vijaya, a noted author and critic, were: Noori (a novel by Dr. Janaki Sundaresh), Mannindda Eddavaru (a novel by Kusuma Shanbagh), Shakthidhamada Sathya Kathegalu (real life events, written by G S Jayadev), Aalahala Hennamakkalu (Malayalam novel by Sara Joseph, translated by Prof. Parvathi G Aithal), Ushodaya (Telugu novel by Volga , translated by Miss Sampath aka T S Rukmayi), Antima Jwaale (Hindi novel by Himanshu Joshi, translated by Dr. J S Kusuma Geeta), Nirakshariya Aatmakathe (autobiography in Hindi by Susheela Roy, translated by G Kumarappa), Noovu Tumbida Baduku Sangathi Baduku Nammadu (with an autobiography in Marathi by Babytai Kambale, translated by Chandrakanth Pokale, autobiography in Bengali by Bibi Haldar, translated by G Kumarappa, autobiography in Tamil by Bhama, translated by S Flomin Das) and Baduku Nammadu (autobiography in Marathi by Babytai Kambale, translated by Chandrakanth Pokale).
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