About the book
'Kannadada Nayakamanigalu' is an inspirational work for today's younger generation.
It is a collection of short essays on sixteen stalwarts of Kannada literature like Rev. John Hands, F.Kittel,
C.Hanumantha Gowda, T.P.Kailasam, Pandit Taranath, V.Seetaramaiah, Kuvempu, Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar and others
spanning from 1780 till 20th century. Prof. G.Venkatasubbaiah is a respected and renowned lexicographer who is
in his early nineties, had an opportunity to meet and interact with most of the stalwarts except Rev. John Hands