Here are 25 Books that are Perfect for Gifting

Saffron and Pearls by Doreen Hassan   2. How to Not Always Be Working by Marlee Grace   3. I am Divine by Devdutt Pattanaik   4. It Doesn't Have to be Crazy at Work by Jason Fried   5. Roar by Cecilia Ahern   6. Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls – Vol. 2   7.… Continue reading Here are 25 Books that are Perfect for Gifting

Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from October

The Twice-Born by Aatish Taseer When Aatish Taseer first came to Benares, he was eighteen, the Westernized child of an Indian journalist and a Pakistani politician, raised among the intellectual and cultural elite of New Delhi. Nearly two decades later, Taseer leaves his life in Manhattan to go in search of the Brahmins, wanting to… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from October

Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from September

Gene Machine by Venki Ramakrishnan Everyone knows the term DNA: it is the essence of our being - it determines who we are and what we pass on to our progeny. Mention the ribosome, on the other hand, and you will usually be met with blank faces, even from scientists. And yet without the ribosome,… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from September

#PublisherSpeak: Tina Narang on HarperCollins India’s children’s books division

Recent studies have shown that a clear majority of kids prefer humour over much else, and like books that have characters they can identify with. Basically, books that are more entertainment than infotainment (which is the key factor for parents determining what their child should read). And that is precisely what we hope will be the keyword for the list: engaging content for children that helps establish a long-term bond.

For books to sell, the desire to read needs to be created: Gaurav Sabharwal, Prakash Books

Book distributors are crucial in the supply chain of books from publishers to readers. Gaurav Sabharwal steers Prakash Books, one of India's leading distributors of trade fiction and non-fiction. With offices in Daryaganj, the heart of the books' business in northern India, he has witnessed a sea of changes in the business over the past… Continue reading For books to sell, the desire to read needs to be created: Gaurav Sabharwal, Prakash Books

Has Demonetisation Affected the Production and Sale of Books?

SHREYA PUNJ Almost fifty days since Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced that ₹500 and ₹1000 ceased to remain legal tender – or as the media termed it, 'demonetisation' – and large parts of the country are still reeling from his decision's impact. While the disruption has affected all aspects of daily life, we decided to… Continue reading Has Demonetisation Affected the Production and Sale of Books?