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How Calcutta’s Seagull Books Defies Expectations

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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.

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New Delhi World Book Fair Reaches One Million Consumers

Dignitaries grace the New Delhi World Book Fair this year.

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.

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Harvard U Press Introduces the Classical Library of India

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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.

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Ebook Pricing in Australia, Germany, India: Infographic from ePub Direct

Australian Ebook stats

How much does an ebook cost in Australia, Germany or India? EPub Direct offers an infographic with key statistics on ebook pricing and more.

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GBO Delhi’s GLOBALOCAL: More “Global” in 2015

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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.

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Changing the DNA of the Book: India’s Papertrell

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India’s Papertrell seeks to ‘change the DNA of books by conceptualizing and building content to have a two-way dialog creating true interactivity.’

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HarperCollins India Tries To Save Hindi Pulp Fiction

Jo Lare Deen Ke Het

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.

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Previewing GLOBALOCAL, the “Forum for Content” in India

A matchmaking session from GLOBALOCAL 2014

This February, GLOBALOCAL 2015 will host publishing executives from around the world for high-level discussions and workshops in New Delhi.

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Jaipur BookMark Estimates Indian Publishing Worth $20 Billion

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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.

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After Rights Struggle, Murakami Permits Bengali Translation

Haruki Murakami

The Bengali translator of Kafka on the Shore recounts the challenges of convincing Haruki Murakami and his minders to allow the translation.

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