book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Monday 30th March

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Unlike West, Publishing Growing In India

Posted at 8:29AM Sunday 10 Feb 2013

The printed book is still sought after by readers in India. The publishing industry, valued at nearly $2 billion, is witnessing a healthy growth despite the slump in the international market and threats from digital mediums.

Experts say the millennia-old tradition of written texts, conservative Indian mindsets, vigorous event-based promotions of the reading culture, the sudden spurt in national and state-level literature festivals and competitive pricing are keeping the industry on the move, drawing new segments of readers.

New Indian Express




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Feature Items

Are Your Harry Potter Books Worth Selling?
www.bustle.com

Could your Harry Potter collection be a goldmine in disguise?

Authenticity, Relationships Matter Most To Millennial Readers
publishingperspectives.com

And print should continue to be a top priority

Can Music Truly Chime With Reading?
www.theguardian.com

Soundscapes tuned to different genres

Anthony Browne: How I Re-imagined Alice In Wonderland
www.theguardian.com

Look out for the primates!

The Beauty Of The Short Story Form
www.englishpen.org

Acclaimed Danish writer Dorthe Nors reflects on the beauty of the short story form

Kickstarter Debuts Spotlight Showcase
www.publishersweekly.com

Customizable presentation pages that can be used for marketing, educational or commercial purposes

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Paleo baby food blogger Charlotte Carr making money doing voiceovers on fast food adverts
  2. Authors: end to censored versions of books is 'victory for the world of dirt'
  3. James Herriot Statue Unveiled In Thirsk
  4. Dickens' Desk Saved For Public Display Thanks To Grant
  5. Walter Scott Prize 2015 – The Shortlist
  6. Amazon Makes Even Temporary Warehouse Workers Sign 18-month Non-Competes
  7. Irish revenues soar at WH Smith
  8. New Class Action Suit Filed Against Penguin Random House, Author Solutions
  9. PA's New And Improved Copyright Infringement Portal Goes Live
  10. Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2015 Shortlists Announced