The Kolkata- and London-based Seagull Books and its school of publishing are the platform for Naveen Kishore’s Ottaway Award-winning work.
From Quartz India: ‘You should be allowed to publish whatever you want as long as you do it well,’ says India’s Seagull Books’ Naveen Kishore.
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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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.
As India gains exposure to the international book markets, it challenges to copyright law, faces piracy issues and begins to add e-books.