Best-selling foreign authors head to India
Eyeing English readers, best-selling foreign authors head to India
Indian readers of contemporary English fiction are reaping a rich harvest as top British and American authors head to India to promote their books. Best-selling names Ken Follet, Peter James and Wilbur Smith are the latest to chart out trips to the country.
India has one of the biggest English language readerships outside the non-English speaking world and at Rs.80 billion ($1.8 billion), the book publishing industry in India is also witnessing a boom unlike many Western countries which are still battling a downturn.
Over the last two years at least a dozen top writers from the West have visited India to touch base with readers to boost sale.
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