Here’s this article in DNA by Priyanka Golikeri which speaks of how ebooks will over time be the next big thing in publishing in India. The market in India is still nascent at less than 1% of a Rs. 10,000 crore book publishing industry.
Let’s face it. We have all been through it, with varying degrees of success. Some of us have welcomed the new, others have doggedly stuck on to what has served us well for decades. Giving up the old for the new is an experience which is intensely personal. There are no rules.
When it comes to the matter of books, you will hear many different experiences. Each of us have our own preferences. Here is one I particularly liked by Mark O’Connell on the inner conflict between book lover and consumer.
Like in every other business, in writing too there are a few authors who make more money than millions of others put together! Yes, I realize that you write for the love of writing, to find an outlet for your creative talent and so on, but you might be inspired by reading this article in Forbes on The World’s Highest Paid Authors. Continue reading “Highest Paid Authors”
Many friends in the US and elsewhere abroad have asked if they can buy copies of “It Can’t Be You” where they live. This is rather unlikely but they can certainly download the book to their Kindle or iPad or whatever they use. Here is the link provided by Pustak Mahal. As you know, Cedar Books, the publishers of the book, is an imprint of Pustak Mahal.