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e-commerce: a must for publishers!

The way books were sold has come of age. Retail stores have given way to online stores and now both complement each other. Here, Anshul Benjamin of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh shares the rising role of ecommerce for the success of publishers,…

The right contract for the author!

What should an author do when a publishing house decides to publish his work? It is time to negotiate the contract. But before doing so, you need to look at various things, advises Angela Schaaf De Lavado.

Video Games, Internet & Children’s Reading Habit?

Reading is to mind what exercise is to body. No entertainment is so inexpensive as reading or any pleasure so lasting. It gives our souls a chance to luxuriate. Anytime is reading time, no apparatus, no appointment of time and place is…

The Man Booker Prize announces 2018 shortlist

The shortlist for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize has been announced. Anna Burns (Milkman, Faber & Faber), Esi Edugyan (Washington Black, Serpent’s Tail), Daisy Johnson (Everything Under, Jonathan Cape), Rachel Kushner (The Mars Room,…

What are the Germans reading?

What do the Germans read? Search for reliable statistics on the German book market and you will find varying facts and figures, which makes it complex to put a finger on exactly how the German book market is faring in reality. Let’s have a…

Creating Perfect Ambience!

Bookstores are spiritual experiences - it is a temple for book lovers. They get lost in the treasure trove of books. But, it is important to create a perfect ambience at a bookstore. Delhi Book Store is one such bookstore, which boasts of a…