R Venkata Rao, vice chancellor, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru


The Professional Companion
By Subroto Bagchi
Penguin India | 240 pages | Price Rs 220
According to Bagchi not all professionally qualified people can be called professionals because a professional is someone who brings integrity to his job and works towards making a difference. This book is essential reading for anyone looking for unique insights on corporate philosophy and values at the workplace.


Wise And Otherwise
By Sudha Murty
penguin | 232 pages | Price rs 150
Every parent wants their child to return from the classroom wise and not otherwise. Murty's book is worth reading for its insights on education, poverty and philosophy.The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
By Robin Sharma
HarperOne | 224 pages | Price Rs 762
This unique book teaches us about the difference between being well-off and true well-being. It emphasises that while your standard of living is important, what really matters in the end is the quality of the life you lead and your relationships.
The Last Lecture
By Randy Pausch
Hyperion | 224 pages |Price Rs 160
It is not just a last lecture but a lesson to last a lifetime. Only a month after doctors told him that he had three-to-six months to live following a recurrence of pancreatic cancer, Carnegie Mellon University professor Randy Pausch presented an inspirational lecture that became an internet sensation and best-selling book.
Dr. Ambedkar's Life and Mission
By Dhananjay Keer
Popular Prakashan | 532 pages | Price Rs 400
This extraordinary biography looks at the life of jurist, politician and social reformer BR Ambedkar, who inspired the Modern Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits.
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