Photo (L to R): Seshu Mocherla, Rohini Vemuri, VV Satya Prasad, U Atreya Sarma, Sriharikrishna Mocherla, Voleti Parvateesam, Kala Deekshitulu, Padmaja Iyengar
English language enthusiast Sriharikrishna Mocherla’s book Eudemonic Semantics was launched at Tyagaraja Gana Sabha, Hyderabad, on Nov 3, 2016.
The book dealing with the wit, humour and nuances in English language came in for praise from the speakers on the occasion –Dr Voleti Parvateesam, former Program Executive, Saptagiri TV Channel; VV Satya Prasad, Telugu Poet and President of the ceremony; U Atreya Sarma, Chief Editor, Muse India and poet; and Padmaja Iyengar, poet and Hon. Lit. Advisor, Cultural Centre of Vijayawada & Amaravati.
The book, published by Creative Crows, was released by Dr Parvateesam.
Kala Deekshitulu, President of Tyagaraja Gana Sabha, complimented the writer.
This is the third book of Harikrishna. His earlier ones are Time to Hold Your Tongue and Mould the Language (2010) and Vivid Dreams and Waking Visions (2011).
The author’s father Mocherla Janaki Ramiah, an MA (Litt) from Nagpur University in 1940, a charismatic lecturer and a co-compiler of “Bala Saraswati Pictorial Gem Dictionary – English to English to Telugu” along with Mallampalli Somasekhara Sarma, a renowned historian, was duly remembered.
The well-attended programme was emceed by Rohini Vemuri. Smt Seshu, better half of the author was also present.
[A review of the book by U Atreya Sarma appeared in The Hans India daily (Oct 30, 2016) and at Boloji.com (Oct 31, 2016). Here are the links:
Report by: U Atreya Sarma, Editor (News & Events), Muse India
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