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Can we conserve Heritage?

Can we conserve Heritage? How?: Author Vikramjit Singh Rooprai, Heritage Activist & Founder, Youth for Heritage Foundation on 21st January addresses a gathering at the Om Book Shop, DLF Place, Saket.. Read More

The age of the multi-faceted marketer

Once the marketing strategy has been aligned with the business strategy, the marketer needs to break it down into different marketing programmes/ tactics and deploy them using appropriate channels that help optimise the return on investment, within the marketing budget.

A modern marketing department in book publishing today comprises key roles like: ..
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IPA meet in India after 25 years

It is after 25 years that the International Publishers Association, the world's largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers' associations is holding a congress in India.

The Federation of Indian Publishers FIP President, NK Mehra says, 500 participants with about 100-150 foreign and 300-350 Indian publishers are expected to grace the occasion.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland,.. Read More

Book Fair for Delhi Schools

The Directorate of Education organised a Book Fair for over a 1000 state-run schools operational under the Delhi government to select books for their libraries. Eighty one publishers, who submitted their books, were asked to display their shortlisted books at a week-long fair at Sarvodaya Co-ed School, Dwarka Sector 22.. Read More

Brahmaputra Literary Festival

The Brahmaputra Literary Festival 2018 takes place from 9 to 11 February, at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Guwahati, Assam. With 100+ authors, 15+ languages, and more than 30 sessions, the three-day extravaganza promises a fun-filled weekend of literature, discussions, interactive sessions and much more! Among the distinguished participants are K Enoch, Mamang Dai, Kula Saikia, Dinkar Kumar, Advaita Kala, Vani Tripathi, Ashok Ferrey, Makarand Paranjape, Ravi Subramanium, Nand Kishore Pandey, Indranath Chowdhury, Vayu Naida, K K Goenka, Ionam Doren, YD Thongchi, and Vinod Anupam..
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LitFest showcases Chennai talent

The organisers of the Chennai Literary Festival have many reasons to cheer about on the success of the fifth edition of the festival. The twenty per cent increase in participation at the CLF is something phenomenal at a time when electric gadgets rule the roost.
The festival is an outcome of a strategic partnership between academic institutions and the citizens of the city. This annual festival is organized by a group of like-minded including academicians, social activists, professionals, businessmen, artists and publishers from Chennai and they host this event.. Read More

Juggernaut Books

Juggernaut Books have announced that books from the major Hindi publisher Vani Prakashan will now be available on the Juggernaut App for digital readers in Hindi. For the last several decades, Vani Prakashan has brought to the subcontinent's discerning readership popular authors like Salman Rushdie Taslima Nasreen, Vikram Seth, Ashok Vajpayee, Nirmal Verma and many others.. Read More

The eagerly- awaited Chennai Book Fair

The eagerly- awaited Chennai Book Fair, organised by The Book Sellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI) is now into its 41st year. The 13-day festival was inaugurated by State Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan on 10 January and went on till the 22nd of the month. A big attraction this year was the unveiling of the statue of saint-poet Thiruvallur at the venue by K Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture. With 700 stalls and over 10 lakh titles to choose from, book lovers had plenty to cheer about this year.. Read More

PC on being fierce, fearless and flawed

Two questions on every lip were: Did Priyanka Chopra break the Glass Ceiling?Was she the right woman to choose?

She was the chief guest and speaker at the Penguin Random House' 11th edition of its famous Penguin Annual Lecture in the packed Sri Fort Auditorium.. Read More

The book Jallikattu

The book Jallikattu: New symbol of Tamil Angst was launched in Chennai on 6 January, just ahead of the Pongal season when the controversial event takes place annually. Eminent personalities graced the launch at the Odyssey Book Store. From Left:R Bhagwan Singh, Executive Editor, Deccan Chronicle-Chennai; Author Sathiya Moorthy; Lakshmi Ramakrishnan,- Social Activist and Film-TV Personality; Rajasekhar,.. Read More

Five Desi children's books about diversity, feminism and consent

Strong, fair, sword-flinging princes saving meek, beautiful princesses is a literary trope prevalent in children's literature across the world. It's no wonder they grow up with subconscious beliefs of what men and women can and cannot do, and what they should aspire to be and look like.

Here enters The Irrelevant Project (TIP) with a goal to interrupt bias, prejudice and stereotyping in spaces of everyday learning. Started by Meghna Chaudhury and Alishya Almeida in 2016, the project strives to do justice by its very name: Make gender, colour, caste and other fixed definitions of identities simply irrelevant.

In The Big Book of Why, brown-skinned Anvesha gets a..
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