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Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
is an Indian independent publisher and bookseller founded in Bombay in 1924.


1 History 2 Publications

2.1 Cookery 2.2 Arts, culture and women's studies 2.3 Books in Marathi 2.4 Children's books

3 Joint ventures 4 References 5 External links

History[edit] In 1924, founder Ganesh R. Bhatkal, a former employee of Oxford University Press India, established the Popular Book Depot as an independent bookseller. In 1962, his successors Sadanand and Ramdas G. Bhatkal created Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
Pvt. Ltd. as a publishing company.[1] Publications[edit] Cookery[edit] Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
specialises in cookery titles. Sanjeev Kapoor
Sanjeev Kapoor
of Khana Khazana is Popular’s best-selling author and Popular has published more than 85 books by him. These are also available in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati. Asha Khatau and Jeroo Mehta have also been published through Popular. Arts, culture and women's studies[edit] In 1990, Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
set up a Kolkata-based associate firm, Bhatkal and Sen, for specialized publishing in the fields of culture and women’s studies. These books focus primarily on contemporary debates, grassroots movements, politics and culture as viewed from a critical and progressive standpoint. Popular Prakashan's subsidiary, Foundation B&G, also publishes books on the arts.[2] Books in Marathi[edit] Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
has published titles in Marathi, concentrating mainly on fiction, drama, literary criticism and poetry. Writers in this language include Vinda Karandikar, Gangadhar Gadgil, G.A. Kulkarni, Nirmala Deshpande
Nirmala Deshpande
and Kamal Desai. Children's books[edit] Popular have published a series of storybooks in association with Chandamama, the oldest children’s magazine in India.[citation needed] They have also published the Brainworks series of books in association with Leopard Learning Systems, USA, as well as other early learning titles.[3] Shobhaa De’s book for teenagers, S’s Secret, was released by Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
in December 2009. It has been translated into Hindi
and Marathi. Joint ventures[edit] Popular shares a relationship with Encyclopædia Britannica
Encyclopædia Britannica
in India with whom it has published over a hundred titles in the last few years. With National Geographic Popular has published a series on animal life, the human body, weather and the universe. These include Life Cycles, Ecosystems and Animal Adaptations. They have also published early learning books in collaboration with Modern Publishing, USA. Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
have also published children's books in conjunction with Disney.[4] In partnership with DeAgostini, Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
has published the I Get It children's reference series[5] and English-language course English Interactive.[6] References[edit]

^ Schools Without Borders entry Archived 2012-04-02 at the Wayback Machine. ^ HindustanTimes-Print Archived 2012-10-23 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Star India, Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
in pact ^ Televisionpoint.com ^ Popular Prakashan
Popular Prakashan
ties up with DeAgostini ^ English Interactive Archived 2011-09-09 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Mumbai portal Companies portal Books portal

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