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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,…

Celebrating the young voices In Indian publishing!

A WhatsApp group ‘Women in Indian Publishing’ is getting popular where younger women in the industry have the opportunity to air their concerns and connect with each other. Here’s more on this unique social media group.

“Books and reading should be considered as essential”

As in most countries, bookshops were closed due to being classified as non-essential goods, which has taught us that it’s time to convince the government that books and reading should be considered as essential – to the economy, to learning…

Portraits Of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside

Author: N.K. Singh Publisher: Rupa (INR 595, 472PP) N.K. Singh has been a formidable civil servant, an empathetic politician, a keen chronicler of India’s socioeconomic history and the quintessential academic that academia never got. His…

Backstage : The Story behind India’s High Growth Years

Author: Montek Singh Ahluwalia Publisher: Rupa (INR 595, 464PP) Tracing the spectacular trajectory of Ahluwalia’s life from its humble beginnings in Secunderabad to the corridors of power in New Delhi, this book is a classic insider’s…