For translations of South Asian literature to become more prevalent in the US, there needs to be a breakthrough, surprise hit, writes Mahmud Rahman.
Browsing by topic: India
Author Jabeen Akhtar serves up 17 cliches she never wants to see again in literary novel about Indians, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans or Bangladeshis.
Today, Tamil writing continues to struggle and faces challenges all modern publishers face, particularly in fiction, where writers have forsaken the language.
India and Brazil are the places to be for publishers, according to figures revealed by Nielsen’s Andre Breedt in a swift overview of the global book market.
The Asian Review of Books, recently invited 5 experts to discuss translations and the role they play in bringing Asian literature to English-speaking readers.
Reporting from the Mobile World Congress, Beatrice Stauffer notes the strong advances in mobile tech are creating opportunities for content providers.
A new breed of writers in Hindi, many of them graduates of the prestigious IIT-IIM, are “seeking to become the agents of a new revolution in Hindi literature.”
Day 2 of our coverage of the Frankfurt Book Fair’s GLOBALOCAL event in New Delhi takes in talks on innovation and marketing, the Asian marketplace and mashups.
A snapshot of STM publishing in India, which represents 84% of the publishing industry’s profits in the country, from this February’s GLOBALOCAL conference.
Vinutha Mallya recaps the highlights of GLOBALOCAL 2014, the ‘forum for content’ organized by the German Book Office, New Delhi and the Frankfurt Book Fair.