Friday, October 28, 2016


Westland began as a book distributor but ventured into publishing since 2007. Today, it is one of the top five English language trade publisher in the country and its imprints include 
  1. Tranquebar Press (for literary fiction and non-fiction), 
  2. EastWest (focusing on South India heritage) and 
  3. Westland (for trade books, both fiction and non-fiction).

The present company was formed from the merger of two companies, 
  1. Westland Books Pvt. Ltd and 
  2. EastWest Books (Madras) Pvt. Ltd in April 2008.
Initially owned by tata now by amazon


Some of Westland’s best-selling authors include 
  1. Devdutt Patnaik, 
  2. Satyajit Das, 
  3. Rujuta Diwekar, 
  4. Rashmi Bansal, 
  5. Amish, 
  6. Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay, 
  7. Ashwin Sanghi, 
  8. Preeti Shenoy, 
  9. Anuja Chauhan, 
  10. Kiran Doshi, 
  11. Dheeraj Sinha and 
  12. Ashok Banker. 

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