HarperCollins Publishers has tied up with the India Today Group. HarperCollins plans to publish a wide range of books and distribute titles published by the company around the world to the Indian market.
The venture's first publication will be `The Carpet Wars' by Christopher Kremmer. The book, which originated with HarperCollins Australia, is now being published in English worldwide by HarperCollins.
According to industry sources, the joint venture will take advantage of the printing facilities of the India Today Group at Thomson Press.
HarperCollins is a subsidiary of News Corporation. Based in New York, the company has publishing groups in the US, Canada, the UK and Australasia, which include the HarperCollins General Books, HarperCollins Children's Books, Zondervan, HarperCollins UK, HarperCollins Canada and HarperCollins Australia/New Zealand.