Money, marketing and management all likely prevented HarperCollins from offering all its English titles to global readers at once, but that’s finally changed.
Cliches and copycats have corrupted Indian YA fiction, but there is hope in a handful of new talents with imagination who are pushing the genre to new heights.
Indian publishing exec David Davidar’s tepid novel Ithaca offers little more than cliches for publishing insiders, but could serve as a 101 course for neophytes.
Young entrepreneurs from around the world spoke at the London Book Fair about publishing challenges and opportunities in their respective countries.
The novel ‘Leap’ was written by 29 writers, split between London, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Vancouver, working with more than 10 editors, and published March 1.
The latest digital publishing developments from Brazil, Africa, the Arab World, India and China indicate change and challenges for the major global players.
Bipin Shah, founder of Mapin Publishing, recounts how he ventured into publishing illustrated books on India for the rest of the world and built a global brand.
So tell us, is the golden age of adult illustrated book publishing over, or has it only just begun?
Brazil and China? Latin America and Asia? Which offers you the biggest opportunities for next year?
By relying on translators to guide him in buying world English rights to European literature, India’s Seagull Books is a major player in the West.