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Rashmi Sadana, Author of Metronama, honoured with the Pattis Family Foundation Global Cities Book Award

We’re thrilled to share the wonderful news that Metronama by Rashmi Sadana which was published in the US under the name ‘The Moving City’, has been honored with the Pattis Family Foundation Global Cities Book Award. At the prestigious awards ceremony held on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, during the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities organized by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the author received

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“No Better Time To Be a Publisher of Illustrated Books in India” – Priya Kapoor

In a recent cover story, Priya Kapoor, Editorial Director at Roli Books, talked about “Why are Art/Illustrated Books Important?” for The Prabha Khaitan Foundation Chronicle. She writes, “In a world where information, knowledge and entertainment are becoming increasingly visual, art and illustrated books remain relevant in enriching our understanding of visual mediums, be it fine art, botanical art, tribal art, architecture, design, textile, photography, cinema

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The Publishing Next Industry Awards 2023

On 2nd March 2023, The Publishing Next Industry Awards were presented at The World Book Fair 2023. Roli Books bagged two awards in the following categories: · Illustrated Book of the Year (Art, Illustration, and Photography) – Winner Indian Botanical Art: An Illustrated History by Martyn Rix · Publisher of the Year – Runners-Up Neville Crasto, National Sales Manager at Roli Books accepted the awards. Below

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Cover Story on Pushpmala N. in Mint Lounge

“Few artists have brought together humour and feminism like Pushpamala N. Forty years into her practice, the contemporary artist is one of the leading voices on the concept of photo performance in the country” writes Awantika Bhuyan in the cover story of their February issue of Mint Lounge. This interdisciplinary scholarly catalogue examines Motherland, an important series of photo performances by the acclaimed artist Pushpamala N.

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Roli Books at the Frankfurt Book Fair

At the Frankfurt Book Fair, more popularly known as Frankfurter Buchmesse, global experts frompublishing and literature enthusiasts gather for the international rights and licensing trade. Frankfurtbecomes the centre of attraction for the entire literary media in October and this year, Roli Bookswas represented by our directors, Priya Kapoor and Kapil Kapoor, and Isha Maniar, Executive Editorand Rights Manager.Below are some snaps from the event.

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Priya Kapoor’s interview with The Established

Anannya Sarkar, writer, The Established, speaks with experts in the publishing industry to understand why our generation is gravitating more towards non-fiction than fiction and what brought this change. Among them she talked to Priya Kapoor, Director, Roli Books about the changing interests in sub-genres of non-fiction like self-help, cookery, celebrity biographies, etc. Ms. Kapoor said, “Today, readers have the benefit of books based within

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Priya Kapoor’s interview by All About Book Publishing

Priya Kapoor, Director, Roli Books was interviewed by All About Book Publishing Magazine where she opined that “there is great talent in India and no dearth of subjects to write about. But we need more readers, libraries and institutional sales.” She extensively talked about the need for increase in reading habits among children from an early age, print vs digital books, difference that pandemic made,

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FICCI Awards

On 5th August 2022, at FICCI PubliCon 2022 and Publishing Awards, Roli Books was awarded three awards in the following categories: · Book of the Year- Best Production Indian Botanical Art: An Illustrated History by Martyn Rix · Book of the Year – Overall Design India: A Story Through 100 Objects by Vidya Dehejia · Business Book of the Year – Business Economics Pandemonium: The

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Herbs, Healing, and Harmony: 

An Ayurvedic Celebration of World Environment Day  Imagine a world where ancient wisdom meets modern sustainability, where natural remedies and holistic practices guide us towards

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