Book on S.L.Bhyrappas works
writers and other personalities of Bangalore attended a well-organized function
for the release of a book on Prof. S.L.Bhyrappas works. The book published
in Kannada was released by Mr. S.M.Krishna, Chief Minister of Karnataka
at the H. Narasimhayya Auditorium. The book is edited by famous Kannada
poet Dr. Sumatheendra Nadig and published by Mr. Gouri Sunder of the Sundara
Prakashana of Bangalore. Renowned film and stage personality G.V.Iyer, famous
Kannada poet G.S.Shivarudrappa and Writer-Journalist Santosh Kumar Gulwadi
were among the chief guests. The Chief Minister handed over a copy of the
book to Prof.Bhyrappa, whose famous novels have been translated into several
Twenty-nine writers have contributed to the 330-page critical analysis of the works of Dr.Bhyrappa. In their analysis, they have discussed Dr.Bhyrappas famous Kannada novels like Parva, Gruha Bhanga, Daatu, Saakshi, Saartha, Bhiththi, Thanthu, and his latest novel Mandra. The 29 writers are Sumatheendra Nadig, Vyasaraya Ballal, Gourisha Kaykini, G.S.Amoor, Bannanje Govindacharya, C.N.Ramachandran, K.V.Narayana, H.S.Venkatesha Murthy, Divaspathi Hegade, K.G.Nagarajappa, H.S.Gopala Rao, Paa.Na.Mayya, Girijamma, L.G.Meera, C.Sitaram, C.V.Vathsala, Suresh Patil, Vijaya Subba Raj, Hemalatha Mahishi, H.S.Parvathi, Rekha Kakhandaki, S.Vidyashankar, Kodajji Venkatesh, Mahabalamurthy Kodlekere, M.S.Narasimha Murthy, Na. DSouza, Santoshkumar Gulwadi and concludes with a write-up by Prof. G.L.Shekar. It also has an article of late Gopalakrishna Adiga, published in Sakshi magazine in 1962.
The book is priced Rs. 300 and can be had from Mr. Gouri Sunder, Publisher, Sunder Prakashana, Chithrashree Kalamandira, 5th Cross, Aa.Na.Subba Rao Road, Hanumantha Nagar, Bangalore-560 019. Phone:6675998.