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Growing Out Of The Cocoon

Greetings. I’d never have imagined that my book—and especially one written in my mother tongue—would be launched in the capital city of India. I have mixed feelings on this occasion. I cannot but be unhappy about the circumstances that occasioned this. However, I cannot turn my back in sadness. During the nightmarish time when my […]

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Penguin On Wheels

Tah dah! Your favorite book bird is coming to town Penguin Books India & Walking BookFairs bring to your doorstep Penguin on Wheels Penguin Books India, in association with Walking BookFairs, presents Penguin on Wheels—a jaw-dropping, gorgeous mobile bookstore that will be doing rounds across the country to promote reading and make great writing more accessible. […]

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The Challenge of Contemporary History – Day of 1 Spring Fever 2016 with Ramachandra Guha

It’s that time of the year when book lovers from all over the country have thronged to the India Habitat Centre in Delhi for the annual Penguin Random House Spring Fever. The fans appear giddy with excitement as they browse through the books from among 5,000 titles published by Penguin and Random House. As in […]

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How publishing spurred on India’s freedom struggle

In the age of repression and terror, gems were few and far between. The lack here was not of nationalist agenda, but of leaders. In an era before films, books and publishing were the only real ways of promulgating any kind of news or propaganda. Here we list some of the most influential efforts in […]

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The Author Talks: An interview with Coomi Kapoor

Coomi Kapoor has been writing as a journalist, writer and political commentator for more than four decades. Educated at the Royal Institute of Science and Boston University, she started her career at Motherland, a right wing newspaper in India. She has since served as Chief Editor and Special Correspondent for the Indian Express, the principal […]

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Learn how Yoga can help you get better control of your life!

Yoga has caught on spectacularly worldwide in the 21st century. Many attempts have been made to highlight the importance of Yoga through celebration of  “International Day of Yoga”, it is only recently due to immense lobbying by Indian delegates that it has finally been recognized. A resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly has […]

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(08 October, 2013)—Two senior positions at Penguin Random House India were announced today by Chief Executive Officer Gaurav Shrinagesh. Aditi Kumar, currently Head of People at Penguin Books India, has been appointed Head of People across Penguin Random House India.  Penguin Books India’s Finance Director, Sanjiv Gupta, takes on a new role of Senior Vice […]

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PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE ACQUIRES FULL OWNERSHIP OF PENGUIN BOOKS INDIA (October 3, 2013, Delhi, India)—Penguin Random House today announced the completion of its purchase of Ananda Publishers Private Limited’s minority stake in Penguin Books India. Penguin India was formed in 1985, with UK-based publishing house, Penguin Publishing Company, holding a 40 per cent stake, which […]

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