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Explore places of own liking in new personalised children's book

June 28, 2022 5:20 pm

Merlinwand publishing house gives children the unique option of having the protagonist of a book named after themselves.

‘Writing in verse was at once extremely demanding and very rewarding’: Amitav Ghosh

January 11, 2022 11:59 am

"When I was starting out as a writer it was almost impossible to find publishers for English books in India. It couldn’t be more different now, and I think that’s a good thing," says the author

'In a globalised world, we should be allowed to publish what we want regardless of where we are situated': Ottaway Award 2021 winner Naveen Kishore

September 10, 2021 1:46 pm

Publisher of Seagull Books on winning the award that recognises exceptional individual effort in promoting international literature and shaping one of India’s best-known independent publishing houses

Sales went down but books survived in 2020

January 05, 2021 6:39 pm

As publishing schedules were drawn up well in advance, editors continued working on books as planned even while lockdown impacted sales quite severely in the early months.

A publishing house that is translating Dalit writers' works into English

November 03, 2019 7:43 am

Translating is a specialised job, but Maitreya isn’t limited by the idea of setting high standards in translation. He rejects it as ‘extremely casteist’

It’s a Fact: Mistakes are embarrassing the publishing industry

September 24, 2019 1:41 pm

Publishers have manuscripts reviewed by their legal departments to guard against libel and copyright infringement. But that process doesn’t include vetting an author’s research and thesis.

Mark Zuckerberg's latest pitch highlights how nature of publishing has changed radically

February 01, 2015 1:00 am

Where exactly is someone like Zuckerberg located in this game? Is he part of the crowd or elevated above it?

Supreme Court upholds right to publication bans

June 11, 2010 9:37 am

Several media organisations lost an appeal at Canada's SC seeking to overturn a law that allows defendants to ask at their bail hearings that reporting about the evidence be banned.