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Acquisition and commissioning of a book!

Success of publishing depends on what to publish and where to get it from. One should remember that most publishing failures are due to wrong editorial decisions. Understanding the need and process of acquisition and commissioning,…

Cover to cover: Anatomy of the book

What is a book and what goes in making of a book? In this series of articles, GS Jolly will explain the attributes of a book and the insight into its production. This issue, he talks about the various parts of a book cover. A book’s cover…

Is it a travel book or a comic?

It is both – a comic travel book. Ladakh: A Photo Travelogue is a fresh attempt at travel books. Here, Varsha Verma finds out what goes in making of this book, in conversation with the author Sohini Sen. Unlike any other book so far…

Books on yoga and natural healing:

self-empowering, therapeutic, spiritually fulfilling In books written by experts on yoga and natural healing, readers find authenticity and reliability, says Debasri Rakshit, commissioning editor, HarperCollins Publishers India. The…