A Touch Of Greatness

R. M. Lala, Rupa, 2011, Pbk, 252 p, ISBN : 9788129116956, $15.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Touch Of Greatness

A Touch of Greatness is an engaging account of R. M. Lala's meetings with luminaries he has known. They include giants like C. Rajagopalachari, J.R.D. Tata, Morarji Desai and Vinoba Bhave, who played a prominent role in shaping modern India. Also profiled are the Dalai Lama, Azim Premji, Narayana Murthy, Nani Palkhivala and Sam Manekshaw who have brought home the power of virtues like compassion, endeavour, intellect and selflessness.

About the Author: Editor, publisher and author, Russi M. Lala started his career as a journalist in 1948, at the age of nineteen. In 1959, he became the manager of the first Indian book publishing house in London and founded the newsweekly Himmat. He has been director of the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust since 1985 and is the co-founder of the Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy, and since 1993, its Chairman.

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