India is ‘very hard’ market for booksellers: Chiki Sarkar

One of India’s most influential publishers has told the BBC that it’s “very hard” to make money in the Indian book industry.

Chiki Sarkar is the woman behind the release of some of India’s best-selling books.

This week, she left her job as publisher at Penguin Random House India to pursue new opportunities.

In an interview recorded shortly before her departure, she told Pratiksha Ghildial about the tricky balancing act of making money from books.

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