Table of Content June July 18

+ Editorial + Publishing News + Translations! + Bookstores: A Solid Birth Rate + Vijay Ahuja Of DBS Honoured + Remembering The Publishing Icon + German Children’s Literature + Event: FICCI Business Session + Meet the author + London Book…

Meet NK Mehra

After graduating from the Delhi University, Narendra Kumar Mehra started his publishing career in 1959. He set up with his late wife Rosemarie his own two companies Narosa Book Distributors (NBD) to distribute books and Narosa Publishing…

A unique & inspiring library in China!

Gone are the days of musty, carpeted room with outdated technology. Libraries provide a public means of accessing knowledge and can also be places of inspiration. Tianjin Binhai Library is one such library in China, which is garnering lot…

Book Releases

Wild Cat! Wild Cat! Author: Sejal Mehta Illustrated by: Rohan Chakravarty Publisher: Pratham Books (Pp 191, ISBN 978-93-86906-20-5, Rs 30) Written by Sejal Mehta and illustrated by Rohan Chakravarty, the book introduces early readers to the…

Stuck Like Lint

Author: Shefali Tripathi Mehta Publisher: Niyogi Books (Pp 156, ISBN 978-9385285813, Rs 266) When Trisha disappears suddenly, complaining of a writer’s block, Debika, her editor for years, is left distressed—theirs was not just a…

Publishers on Publishing

Editor: Nitasha Devasar Publisher: All About Book Publishing (Pp 306, ISBN 978-81-936594-0-3, Rs 450) The business of publishing is a strange business; some would even say that it is unbussiness like. Still publishing continues to defy all…

Scholastic Encyclopaedia of Dinosaurs

Publisher: Scholastic India Pvt Ltd (Pp 80, ISBN 978-93-5275-459-5, Rs 399) Dinosaurs have always intrigued us. These extinct creatures have been featured in books and movies time and agin. This book gives information on not just the old…

Echoes of the Veena and Other Stories

Author: R Chudamani Translator: Prabha Sridevan Publisher: Ratna Books (Pp 230, ISBN 978-93-86600-57-8, Rs 349) A collection of short stories by popular Tamil author R Chudamani, the book delves into the life of sensitive people, especially…

Durgeshnandini

Author: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Translator: Sumanda Krishnamurty Publisher: Niyogi Books (Pp 166, ISBN 978-81-933935-3-6, Rs 350) Published in 1865, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s first Bengali novel Durgeshnandini revolutionised Bengali…

The Shrine Of Death

Author: Divya Kumar Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd. (Pp 338, 978-93-8745754-6, Rs 399) This is a crime novel, which revolves around a beautiful, fiery young historian who discovered that two priceless bronzes from the 10th…