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Top 12 Articles of 2014 on Publishing in Asia and South Asia

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International companies are keeping a close eye on publishing in Asia and South Asia, including the latest rights trends and digital developments there.

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In Agra, Literature and Reading is “Dying a Slow Death”

In Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, young people are abandoning books for digital distractions.

Writing for the Times of India, Ishita Mishra describes the declining literary landscape in Agra as fewer people visit libraries and bookstores in the city.

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Does Digital Storytelling Work Best in a Crisis?

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Digital storytelling offers a unique opportunity to convey the urgency of a crisis and cross cultures, as demonstrated by the project Weareangry.net.

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India’s Focus Medica Launches Massive Medical Video Library

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Bangalore’s Focus Medica has launched a new online medical library with thousands of video clips and over 150,000 images, claiming it is one of the world’s largest.

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Visiting the Tbilisi International Literature Festival

Sridhar Gowda

Literary agents Geraldine Rose and Sridhar Gowda of Kadalu recount their experience visiting the leading literary event in Georgia, which was full of surprises.

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Why So Few US Translations of South Asian Lit? (Continued)

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At Asymptote, Mahmud Rahman discusses why South Asian literary translation is hamstrung by a lack of institutional support and a dearth of competent translators.

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At ASEAN Ebook Conference, Education Was Top Priority

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At the 2nd ASEAN Ebook Conference, held in Kuala Lumpur, publishers discussed ways to catalyze the regional ebook industry, particularly in education.

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New Zealand, Indian Publishers Go Global Via Ingram POD

David Ellis, Publisher, NZCER Press

NZCER Press of New Zealand and Knowledge World Publishers of India discuss how they employed Ingram’s Lightning Source POD service to reach new markets abroad.

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Why So Few US Translations of South Asian Lit?

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For translations of South Asian literature to become more prevalent in the US, there needs to be a breakthrough, surprise hit, writes Mahmud Rahman.

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The 17 Elements of a (Bad) South Asian Novel

Jabeen Akhtar

Author Jabeen Akhtar serves up 17 cliches she never wants to see again in literary novel about Indians, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans or Bangladeshis.

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