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India Literature and Publishing Sector Study launched

The British Council and the Art X Company have released ‘India Literature and Publishing Sector Study’, a pioneering primary research project aimed at understanding the challenges faced by Indian publishers, agents, authors, translators,…

Amazon shuts down Westland Publishing House

In a surprise move, Amazon has announced the closure of Indian publishing company Westland Books, which it had acquired from Trent Limited, a subsidiary of the Tata Group in 2016. Westland has Context, Tranquebar, Eka (for non-English…

Vicky Kaushal is the brand ambassador of Pearson India

In its efforts to step up India play and accelerate its growth plans as the global digital powerhouse of learning, Pearson India has announced Bollywood youth icon and superstar, Vicky Kaushal as its new Brand Ambassador. India is a…

Penguin acquires two new titles of Satyajit Ray

Penguin Random House India has acquired two new titles by award-winning writer and filmmaker Satyajit Ray. These previously unpublished titles by artiste extraordinaire will be released under the aegis of The Penguin Ray Library from 2023…

First woman director of the Madrid Book Fair in 80 years

The Madrid Libraries Guild has announced that Eva Orue will be the new director of the Madrid Book Fair. The journalist and writer replaces Manuel Gil. After eighty years of celebration, Orué will be the first woman to direct this fair.

Original The Jungle Book to be released soon!

SP Books has collaborated with the British Library to release the original manuscript of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book for the very first time, until now preserved by the British Library since Caroline Kipling bequeathed it to them in…

Indian contingent @ Sharjah

Sunil Kumar, Deputy Director of Capexil took a delegation of Indian publishers to Sharjah International Book Fair 2021 for their participation in the fair. The Indian Pavilion including Capexil Publication Division and NBT stalls was…

Podcast Think Fast launched

In an exciting new development, content creator, entrepreneur and podcast host, all rolled in one - Varun Duggirala has joined hands with Suchita Salwan, Co-founder & CEO of Little Black Book (LBB), to launch a brand new podcast, Think…

Modi 2.0 released by Pentagon Press

Modi govt brought sense of assurance among citizens on national security issue,” said BL Santhosh, General Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party, while speaking at the launch of a book, ‘Modi 2.0.’ He discussed about the inclusion of socialism…