Juggernaut, Google vs. Author's Guild, LBF, some stats, International Booker, Motilal Banarsidass, and more.
Pearson's new business model; Elsevier's defence; S Chand looks for IPO, Penguin might sell DK; profile of Mohammed Hanif; interview with Romila Thapar; a history of word processing; and more.
Elsevier and open access; two big losses to Indian publishing; readings by Borges and Bukowski; India's Geospatial Information Bill; translators; and the lack of historical biographies in India.
JLF-Vendanta controversy; AAP statistics; The Art of Fiction; colouring books; Freer Sackler archives; British Library 20th c literature archives; translation ear-bud; Sapna Book House; Marine Sports.
This edition of This Fortnight in Publishing includes Brexit, growing authoritarianism in China and its effect on literature; VC funding for Indian publishing firms; and a POD book shop.
Tamil Nadu High Court verdict on the Perumal Murugan case; Indian news vs. ad blockers; an interview with Arundhati Roy; interviews with the heads of Conde Nast and Bloomsbury; Smriti Irani's legacy.
Newspapers resume publication in Kashmir valley; Culture Ministry starts grading authors; Congress debates relaunch of National Herald; Govt. against raising FDI cap for newspapers; an interview with Diana Athill.
RIP Mahasweta Devi; Ministry of culture grading scheme; government licence for data; interview with Spivak; interview with S Anand; museum of calligraphy in Egypt; text to speech app for Indian languages; Simon and Schuster opens in India; Turkey shuts down 29 publishing houses.
EPW's 50th anniversary; The Wire gets funding; 'One Indian Girl'; Voynich manuscript; Gawker shuts down; Genius trailer.
Delhi HC photocopying case verdit; Delhi Book Fair; Publishing Next; Notion Press gets $1m funding; Robert Gottlieb's memoir; Marrakesh Treaty; Karadi's 20th anniversary; variable types; book alogarithms
Bob Dylan wins the Nobel; Arundhati Roy's next novel; academic publishers challenge Delhi HC verdict; Elena Ferrante identity exposed; RIP Dario Fo; Blossoms expands; NBT scheme for first-time women authors; and more.
Amazon buys Westland, VK Karthika quits HarperCollins, Beatty wins Booker, Frankfurt Book Fair, and more.
Amazon acquires Westland; Bertelsmann to invest in India, China, and Brazil; BBC opens 4 bureaus in India; post-truth; report on the disappearing booksellers of Hong Kong; Simon & Schuster to publish local authors; Emma Watson's book club.
World Book Fair; Jaipur Lit Fest; Chennai Book Fair; Hindu Lit for Life; RIP John Berger; Yiannopoulos book; Medium tries to change its business model; PRH to renegotiate with unions; Kindle popular in India.
Pearson to sell PRH; soul searching in the news industry; Hindustan Times to shut down bureaus; UCWeb to invest Rs 200 crores in India and Indonesia; Penguin India turns 30; HarperCollins India turns 25; more audio books in 2017; FDI law may change; Crossword entering publishing space.