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Dec Jan 21

Guadalajara named World Book Capital for 2022

Guadalajara (Mexico) was named World Book Capital for the year 2022 by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, on the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee. The city, already a UNESCO Creative City since 2017,…

Bodour Al Qasimi becomes IPA new president

Bodour Al Qasimi of Kalimat Group, UAE is the President-elect of the IPA, with Karine Pansa (Girassol Brasil Edições, Brazil) confirmed as Vice President-elect at first ever virtual IPA General Assembly. The IPA’s 2020 General Assembly also…

Red Ventures acquires Lonely Planet

Red Ventures, a platform of digital businesses, has acquired Lonely Planet, a leading global travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand from NC2 Media for an undisclosed amount. As a trusted provider of print,…

The Meltdown: India Inc’s Biggest Implosions

Authors: Dev Chatterjee and Sudha Pai Chatterjee Publisher: Rupa (INR 495) This is a behind-the-scenes look at the spectacular collapse of some of the biggest names in India Inc. The book reveals the real reasons behind the non-payment of…

The new face of entertainment:

At Wattpad, there has been a massive influx in authors moving their work online since the start of the pandemic. From January through April, the number of new stories written on the platform grew by 151 percent. April also saw a 50 per cent…

Akbar: The Great Mughal

Author: Ira Mukhoty Publisher: Aleph (INR 799, 616 PP) In this book, acclaimed writer Ira Mukhoty covers Akbar’s life and times in lavish, illuminating detail. The product of years of reading, research, and study, the biography looks in…