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Writing for the Times of India, Ishita Mishra describes the declining literary landscape in Agra as fewer people visit libraries and bookstores in the city.
Digital storytelling offers a unique opportunity to convey the urgency of a crisis and cross cultures, as demonstrated by the project Weareangry.net.
Bangalore’s Focus Medica has launched a new online medical library with thousands of video clips and over 150,000 images, claiming it is one of the world’s largest.
Literary agents Geraldine Rose and Sridhar Gowda of Kadalu recount their experience visiting the leading literary event in Georgia, which was full of surprises.
At Asymptote, Mahmud Rahman discusses why South Asian literary translation is hamstrung by a lack of institutional support and a dearth of competent translators.
At the 2nd ASEAN Ebook Conference, held in Kuala Lumpur, publishers discussed ways to catalyze the regional ebook industry, particularly in education.
NZCER Press of New Zealand and Knowledge World Publishers of India discuss how they employed Ingram’s Lightning Source POD service to reach new markets abroad.
For translations of South Asian literature to become more prevalent in the US, there needs to be a breakthrough, surprise hit, writes Mahmud Rahman.
Author Jabeen Akhtar serves up 17 cliches she never wants to see again in literary novel about Indians, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans or Bangladeshis.