Browsing Month August, 2012

Indian books market kindled

By at August 22, 2012 | 3:36 PM | 0 Comment

Amazon today launched the India Kindle Store on with the largest selection, including the most bestsellers, and lowest prices of any e-bookstore in India. The India Kindle Store offers over one million books, now available for India customers priced in Indian Rupees, including 70 of 100 Nielsen Bestsellers. In addition, customers can now purchase Kindle at more...

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Sandipan Deb, Aardvark Words: “We enjoy the fact that we are outsiders”

By at August 15, 2012 | 11:26 AM | 0 Comment

The first question that comes to mind when a new, independent, self-funded publishing venture launches is: “Why, in these ‘difficult’ times?” Gurgaon-based Aardvark Words, however, believes that there is no time like the present. In an interview with, Sandipan Deb, managing partner and editor-in-chief, talks shop and beyond. Excerpts: Q. At a time more...

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Sarah Odedina, Hot Key Books: “People still want great stories well told”

By at August 14, 2012 | 12:40 AM | 0 Comment

Having headed Bloomsbury’s children’s division for 15 years when Harry Potter ruled, Sarah Odedina knows what the game is about. In this interview, the managing director of Hot Key Books - the new children’s wing of Bonnier Publishing - talks about the imminent launch of its books in India, the partnership with Penguin India and the action in Young Adult fiction. more...

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