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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…

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…

Pratilipi authors earn over 24 lakhs in October

India’s leading digital literature platform Pratilipi has recently launched new monetization features, enabling it to further support over 3 lakh writers across the country who use the platform. The new features build on Pratilipi’s vision…

75 authors selected under the PM- YUVA Mentorship Scheme

National Book Trust, India, under Ministry of Education, has selected 75 authors under the Scholarship-cum-Mentorship Scheme for the young authors below the age of 30 years. The contest was organized on the Theme ‘National Movement of…

Winners of Big Little Book Award 2021 announced

The Big Little Book Award (BLBA) presented by Tata Trusts’ Parag initiative announced Prof. S. Sivadas (author category) and Deepa Balsavar (illustrator category) as winners for their significant contribution to children’s literature in…