2017 was a great year, say publishers
For publishers in India, 2017 was a great year – an amazing range of books, new imprints, rewards and recognitions and prized acquisitions.
New Delhi: For publishers in India, 2017 was a great year – an amazing range of books, new imprints, rewards and recognitions and prized acquisitions.
The year saw numerous autobiographies and biographies, and books related to business, commercial and mass market fiction, besides literary fiction, sports, self help, chik-lit and culinary works. There were a number of works by new and little-known authors too. Penguin celebrated its 30th anniversary in India and HarperCollins India its 25th year. Bloomsbury India marked five years of its launch and the quarterly The Equator Line magazine completed five years.
We celebrated the occasion with newly designed special editions of our 25 most iconic titles, launched an imprint for business books Harper Business," says HarperCollins India CEO Ananth Padmanabhan. "We also launched a brand new children's publishing program in November and a range of educational toys called FLAP (Fun a Learning and Play), the first by any publisher in India," he told PTI. ‘We also won many awards; the best business book for Y V Reddy's 'Advice and Dissent', one of the first books in the new list.