Fri, 16/11/2012 - 08:25
Egmont UK has appointed Penguin India as its distribution partner, with the publisher anticipating the move will boost sales by 50%.
The new arrangement will begin in January 2013, with the publisher switching its distribution from Eurokids. Egmont UK group sales director Gillian Laskier said: "Penguin has had an unparallelled...
Wed, 01/02/2012 - 11:11
Penguin India celebrated its 25th anniversary last week, with what sounded like a glittering party at the Jaipur Literature Festival—about 1,000 people apparently turned out, some invited, some just hoping to squeeze into the star-studded event. A highlight was a new Hindustan Ambassador car decked out in those famous orange and white...
Fri, 27/05/2011 - 10:18
Chiki Sarkar, former editor-in-chief of Random House India, has been appointed publisher of Penguin India.
Chiki had worked at Random House India since 2006, working with authors including Anita Desai, Salman Rushdie and Jhumpa Lahiri. Before that, she worked for Bloomsbury in London for seven years.
Andrew Phillips, c.e.o....
Tue, 13/04/2010 - 05:09
The Indian novelist, journalist, blogger and "celebrity icon" Shobhaa Dé is to turn publisher, with a new imprint for Penguin India.
Shobhaa Dé Books will focus on celebrity memoirs, plus lifestyle, business and cinema titles, including biographies, and commercial fiction. The first books will appear in early...
Thu, 02/10/2008 - 07:04
Penguin India is planning to expand its business to Pakistan and Middle East countries, reports PTI. As part of the expansion plan, the publishing house will release about 240 titles in the current year.
The company is also organising its second annual lecture on 13th October, to be delivered by British diplomat and author Chris Patten,...
Tue, 13/11/2007 - 07:48
Penguin India c.e.o. Mike Bryan talks about the Indian market and opportunities for growth in an interview with India's Financial Express newspaper.
Asked about how he perceives the Indian market, Bryan said there "are two powerhouses of demand". Those are what he calls "the business-economic-current affairs genre, for...