Penguin Random House India Awarded With 'Publisher Of The Year' At Tata Literature Live Festival 2019

Penguin Random House India bagged the coveted position of Publisher of the year. It also had the highest number of nominations with seven titles nominated across categories.

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On Sunday, November 17, at the concluding ceremony of the tenth edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, Penguin Random House India bagged the coveted position of Publisher of the year. India’s largest English trade publishing house had previously won this award in 2017.

Penguin Random House India also had the highest number of nominations with seven titles nominated across categories. Of the four categories with nominated titles in the shortlist, the publishing house won in two – Book of the Year (Fiction)- Raj Kamal Jha’s The City And The Sea and Business Book of the Year- Raghunath Mashelkar and Ravi Pandit’s Leapfrogging to Pole-vaulting.

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Gaurav Shrinagesh, CEO of Penguin Random House India said

This has been an exciting year for Penguin Random House India with so many of our books and authors receiving the recognition they truly deserve. In a thriving literary landscape such as ours, it is an honour to be adjudged as the Publisher of The Year and I would like to thank Tata Literature Live! for acknowledging the tenacity and diligence of Team Penguin in discovering and publishing some outstanding written work. We are humbled to be a part of an industry that is committed to enriching the literary culture of our country. It is a responsibility we take very seriously and work toward giving different voices and ideas a befitting platform.

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Notably, the award – 'The publisher of the year' – was instituted in 2016 to recognise the efforts of India’s publishers in discovering and nurturing writers.

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