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March April 22

NBT inaugurates Reading Corner at Hansraj College, DU

National Book Trust, India recently organised an interactive session on ‘Importance of Creating an inclusive Reading Society’ in collaboration with Hansraj College, Delhi University. A Reading Corner was set up by NBT, India in the college…

Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 to explore climate change

Scheduled from March 5-14 2022, the Jaipur Literature Festival will bring a brilliant line-up of sessions on climate change and environment as well. As climate change continues to be the centre of multiple debates and policies, the Festival…

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 These previously unpublished titles by artiste extraordinaire will be released under the aegis of The Penguin Ray Library from 2023…

Chennai Book Fair held successfully

The 45th edition of the Chennai Book Fair, organized by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI), has successfully being held at YMCA Grounds in Nandanam, Chennai from February 16- March 6, 2022. The book fair was…

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…

Waterstones to acquire Blackwell’s

Waterstones have acquired Blackwell’s, an iconic academic and specialist bookseller in the UK. This follows the acquisition of the Foyles bookshops in September 2018. James Daunt, Waterstones’ Managing Director, said, “Blackwell’s and…

World Expression Forum announces more speakers

Freedom of speech is more important than ever. War and growing authoritarian tendencies, new technologies and cancel culture affect the status of free speech in different ways. From May 30-31, 2022, the World Expression Forum (WEXFO) will…

IPA Academy supports publishers…

The International Publishers Association created the IPA Academy to support publishers and their associations as they adapt to commercial changes catalyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic.Today, success for publishers depends on being comfortable…