List of Telugu Books Authored by Me!

Books in the Making

  • Vemuri, V. Learn Telugu with Its Grammar: An Introduction to Telugu Grammar for Students whose first language is not Telugu, Eco Foundation, Pleasanton, CA 94566, 2002. (Under Preparation) (all are pdf files)


0. Preface

1. Sounds of Telugu

2. RTS

3. Shapes of Telugu

4. Consonant-Vowel Combinations

5. Geminates

6. Nouns

7. Nouns Gender

8. Adjectives

9. Pronouns 1

10. Pronouns -2

11. Vocatives, Honor Conventions

12. Post Positions

13. Counting

14. Sandhi

15. Word Formation

16. Verbs: Structure and concordance

17. Verbs: Imperatives

18. Verbs: Past and Future Tense

19. Enclitics, Idioms, Expressions

20. Verbs: Voice

21. Style



  • Vemuri, V. amerikA anubhavAlu (Experiences in America: Sujanaramjani, A Silicon Andhra Publication (Being Published as a serial )


A Chat about Pithapuram (pdf file)

A Random walk in Tuni (pdf file)

My autobiography: Shall I write it or not? (pdf file)

My Trip to America (pdf file)

First Week in America (pdf file)

Girish (pdf file)

Homesickness (pdf file)

Host Families (pdf file)

Politics Goa War (pdf file)

Politics China War (pdf file)

Job Search (pdf file)

Job Interview (pdf file)

Life in Indianapolis (pdf file)

Westward Ho (pdf file)

Route 66 (pdf file)

From Arizona to Nevada (pdf file)

From Las Vegas to Los Angeles (pdf file)

First Days in Los Angeles (pdf file)

Return Trip to India (pdf file)

New Family

Fun and Games (pdf file)

The Decade of the Sixties (pdf file)

Genesis of my Interest in Writing (pdf file)





  • Vemuri, V. aMkelu-SaMkhyalu: The Book of Numbers, Everything You Can Possibly Know About Numbers, Eco Foundation, Pleasanton, CA 94566, 2002. (Under Preparation)

Some sample chapters are shown below

Intro (pdf file)

Numbers 1 (pdf file)

Number 2 (pdf file)

Number 3 (pdf file)

Numbers 4 (pdf file)

Numbers 5 (pdf file)

Numbers 6 10 (pdf file)

Numbers 11 onwards (pdf file)

Number Slokas with hidden meanings (pdf file)

Millions etc (pdf file)

Prime Numbers (pdf file)

Natural Numbers (pdf file)

Large Numbers (pdf file)

Huge Time Scales. (pdf file)

Writing Numbers (pdf file)

Playing with Numbers (pdf file)

From Ramanujan to Bhargava (pdf file)



  • V. Vemuri, EM? emDukani? (Why? Why? Why?), Answers to your questions you always wanted to ask. (pdf file)

Published Books

  • Vemuri, V. English-to-Telugu and Telugu-English Dictionary and Thesaurus.

US Edition: Published by Eco Foundation, 3212 Arbor Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566 USA

ISBN: 0-9678080-2-2, List Price: US$39.95

Indian Edition: Published by Asian Educational Services, 31 Hauz Khaz Village, New Delhi 16, 2002

Phone: 656-0187, Fax: 685-5499,


ISBN: 81-206-1635-x; Combined, List Price: Rs. 695 for both parts and Rs. 395/ for each part are also available.

Special Andhra Edition: List Price: Rs. 295/ Please inquire at Asian Educational Services for other details

On-line edition available at


This is a unique one-of-a-kind dictionary aimed at collecting one-word translations. The English-to-Telugu part contains about 14, 000 entries and the Telugu-English part contains about 14,000 entries.

  • Vemuri, V. Jeeva Nadi: A Popular Exposition on Blood. This book introduces the properties, science and politics of blood. PDF files are available at this link


  • Vemuri, V. kiMcit bhOgO bhavishyati: Collection of Science Fiction Short Stories, Illustrated by Bapu. Published by Vanguri Foundation of America, Houston, TX, 1997

This collection contains science fiction short stories that already appeared in several periodicals such as Andhra Patrika, Andhra Prabha, Rachana, and Telugu Jyothi. Handful of copies are still available from the author at $10/. (PDF Files)

1. paMTikiMda pOka cekka 2. ArjavajIvulu 3. dommI

4.daMtOdaMtaM 5. kiMcitbhOgO 6. brahmaMDaM

7. bhOOtaddAlu 8. gAlidOshaM 9. kAkatALIyaM

  • Vemuri, V. Souvenir of the Fifth North America Telugu Association (TANA) Conference (Editor)

This book is a collection of photos, stories, essays written by Telugu people in the United States and elsewhere. This was released in conjunction witht the TANA Conference held in Long Beach in 1985.

  • Vemuri, V. Rasagandhaya Rasayanam: The Flavors and Fragrances of Chemistry

This is a popular science book on the chemistry of ordinary goods encountered in life. Topics covered include sugars, alcohol, vitamins, hydrocarbons, plastics, DDT, perfumes, etc.

  • Vemuri, V. Jeeva Rahasyam: The Secret of Life (Book is out of Print)

This is a popular level explanation of the origin of life from inanimate matter.

  • Vemuri, V. Computerlu: Computers (Book is out of Print)

This is a popular level explanation of how computers work.
Saturday, 6 May 2006