PrintWeek India (PWI): What have been the prominent changes that you have witnessed over the years in academic book publishing?Indira Chandrasekhar (IC): When I first entered publishing, in 1980, there were just three to four large (well-known) academic publishing houses in India, offshoots of British publishing companies, and a few smaller Indian publishers who were active in the field. Over the last three decades the academic publishing scene has grown manifold with many more players. In the s[...]
Indira Chandrasekhar talks to Frederick Noronha of her experiences with alternative publishing and more. Interview at the workshop on 'Spreading the Word: Copyright, Dissemination and Independent Publishing' organized by the Independent Publishers' Distribution Alternatives (IPDA) in collaboration with Alternative Law Forum, 24–25 June 2010, Bangalore. Tulika Books is one of the founder-members of the IPDA.