*+-Singapore-based Page One’s new bookstore concept in Hong Kong started by looking at what readers loved in books and building from there, says CEO Mark Tan.
*+-At The Irwaddy, U San OO, owner of Seikku Cho Cho publishing house spoke about the development of Burmese publishing, translations and ebooks in the country.
*+-With 800 million consumers, China is a huge opportunity and entertainment is one of the top categories, but you need to know how to market to them.
*+-The 9-day New Delhi World Book Fair drew more than 1,100 exhibitors and a million visitors to buy books at what has become one of Asia’s key book fairs.
*+-Thai publisher, Unlimited Literature, and online store, Readery, have raised $15,000 through crowdfunding to publish a translation of Melville’s Moby Dick.
*+-Popmatters discusses the Modern Library of Indonesia series, published since 2010, by the Lontar Foundation, as well as the organization behind the books.
*+-Looking to build the skills to take your publishing career to the next level? The St. Gallen International Publishing Course in Singapore may be for you.
*+-Guo Jingming is often said to be the “richest writer” in China and now as the creator of the wildly popular “Tiny Times” films he likely is.
*+-James Byrne surveys Burmese literature as it has evolved beyond mass censorship, and sees reasons for cautious optimism.
*+-The Bengali translator of Kafka on the Shore recounts the challenges of convincing Haruki Murakami and his minders to allow the translation.