The runaway pulp fiction icon Surender Mohan Pathak maintains his dominance with the top slot in the fiction category in Hindi bestsellers listings.
The Rise of Surender Mohan Pathak: HarperCollins India Wins Big With Hindi Pulp Fiction
Hindi pulp fiction writer Surender Mohan Pathak has been made ‘the Agatha Christie of India’ by Minakshi Thakur, who saw potential in a genre ignored by other publishers.
Pulp Fiction as a Way of Escape in Malaysia
In Malaysia, publishers like Buku Fixi and Lejen Press, are capitalizing on social media to find writers of pulp fiction, selling over 1 million copies.
HarperCollins India Tries To Save Hindi Pulp Fiction
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.
Digital Pioneer Goes Back to Print: No Ebook of Stephen King’s Latest
Despite his early support for ebooks, Stephen King latest novel, Joyland will be published in print only, with no digital version anticipated.
The Wild World of Hindi Pulp Fiction
The glorious world of Hindi pulp fiction may be coming to a close, as the internet, satellite TV and sagging sales take their toll.
Heros, Gundas: India’s Resurgent Paperback Pulp
By Emily Williams Much like our story from earlier this year discussing the popularity of Mills and Boon in India, The Washington Post has a fascinating glimpse into India’s fast-growing publishing industry through a look at the resurgence of old pulp fiction paperback novels including “campy vampire serials, supernatural thrillers, and a slew of Hindi crime novels featuring fast-talking detectives, …