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.
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.