*+-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.
*+-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.
*+-With the launch of a new series of Indian classics, Harvard University Press aims to repeat what it did for Greek and Roman with the Loeb Classical Library.
*+-How much does an ebook cost in Australia, Germany or India? EPub Direct offers an infographic with key statistics on ebook pricing and more.
*+-This week’s GLOBALOCAL conference in New Delhi will bring international publishers side-by-side with some of the who’s who of the publishing trade in India.
*+-India’s Papertrell seeks to ‘change the DNA of books by conceptualizing and building content to have a two-way dialog creating true interactivity.’
*+-The Times of India recently examined the problems facing Hindi pulp fiction in the era of ebooks, which may be killing off cheap pocket editions.
*+-This February, GLOBALOCAL 2015 will host publishing executives from around the world for high-level discussions and workshops in New Delhi.
*+-Organizers of the Jaipur BookMark estimate the Indian book market is worth $20 billion, while noting that ebook sales were down 20% this past year.