Indian Translation Wins International Award

Book Link Desk Sunil Gangopadhyay’s book The Dreadful Beauty and its translator, Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee, have been chosen for the International Board on Books for Young People biennial IBBY Honour. The List 2012… Continue reading

Importance Of Being Delhi Book Fair

Papri Sri Raman The India Trade Promotion Organisation and  the Federation of Indian Publishers (ITPO & FIP) has been together organizing the Delhi Book Fair since 1995. Book Link takes you through the… Continue reading

Who Is It? Distributor née Defaulter?

Richa Book publishing is one of the most hazardous trades, and unarguably, one of the most unorganised. The constant tussle between  publishers and  distributors over payments is not a hidden fact. Publishers accuse … Continue reading

Netaji Controversy Who’s Afraid Of Bose ?

Papri Sri Raman The first reaction, I know, is, ‘old hat’. What’s new is likely to be the first question. So what, the next. Our answers: The fact is Netaji Subhas Bose is… Continue reading

‘It’s Irritating To Work With A 2nd Rate Author’

Richa Working with a distinguished line-up of authors from the likes of Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai, Vikram Seth, Suketu Mehta, Khushwant Singh, Vikram Chandra, Salman Rushdie, Mark Tully, William Dalrymple, Ramachandra Guha and… Continue reading

The Record Breaking Book By – Vitasta Publishing Pvt Ltd

Vitasta Publishing’s – India’s Biggest Cover Up has broken every boundary, complete coverage in News24 and Aaj Tak. The book helps to understand the actual mystery of India’s Biggest Cover Up on Subhas… Continue reading

English Publishing In Northeast Poised For A Leap

Wasbir Hussain Northeast India, with a population of nearly 40 million people, has a vast English readership, but writers, writing in English, whether fiction or otherwise, are just a handful. This is primarily… Continue reading

An India Where MNCs Fear To Tread

How difficult has the journey in search of the right publisher been for you as a re-interpreter of the epics? When I began work on my retellings of the epics, I was publishing… Continue reading

Uneasy Truce Between Libraries And Publishers

Richa “Supplying books to the libraries have made my life hell,” laments a mid-size publisher. “To get your book across a library is a war with maximum uncertainties. I keep myself off it… Continue reading