The Hindustan Times reports the Sahitya Akademi’s first bookstore outside a Delhi Metro station is doing a booming business selling literature.
Hans is the top literary magazine in the Hindi language, one that has had many setbacks but persists in confronting the most pressing issues in Indian life.
Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in India with local publishing partners that include Jaico, Westland, Grapevine, Orient, and Sinclude, and more promised.
Les Misérables has been translated into some 20 languages, but since 1927 readers of Urdu have had to make due with a severely abridged edition, until now.
Ananth Padmanabhan has been named CEO of HarperCollins India, leaving Penguin Random House where he was SVP of sales. He starts in October.
Hersh Bhardwaj outlines five reasons why Indian publishers have much to gain by working with Chinese publishers and should pursue more business in China.
The BBC notes that Laxman Rao, ‘the most famous tea seller in the Indian capital, Delhi,’ found success on Amazon as the author of 24 Hindi-language novels.
The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival comes to Boulder, Colorado this September and will focus on on Native American, Latino literature and more.
A new cookbook from Bloomsbury by celebrity chef Vikas Khanna is printed in gold ink, launched at Cannes, and costs $13,000.
Seagull Books has become a global publisher of note, with 300 titles, including books by numerous prize-winners, all produced by a team of six.