New Delhi (PTI): HarperCollins has launched its business imprint in India and the impressive list of books includes ones by the likes of Raghuram G Rajan, Satya Nadella and Devdutt Pattanaik.
Harper Business is home to classics that form the cornerstone of every businessperson’s library and to cutting- edge new ideas that redefine management, economics, and business narrative, the publishers said.
Former RBI governor Y V Reddy’s memoir “Advice and Dissent: My Life in Public Service”, “Kingfizzer: The Rise and Fall of Vijay Mallya” by Kingshuk Nag and Soum Paul’s “Flight of the Unicorns: Lessons from India’s Startup Bubble” are already out in the market.
Pattanaik’s book is titled “Leader: 50 Insights from Mythology” while Nadella along with Greg Shaw and Jill Tracie Nichols tells the inside story of Microsoft’s continuing transformation in “Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’ Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone”, tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era.
Former RBI governor Rajan’s “I Do What I Do” is expected to hit bookstores in September. In his book, Rajan looks back at his tenure and offers a perspective on issues of abiding importance and great interest.
“At HarperCollins India, we are delighted to have names like Raghuram G Rajan, R Gopalakrishnan, R C Bhargava, Satya Nadella, Y V Reddy, Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya, Devdutt Pattanaik and Viral Acharya, along with international legends like Peter Drucker, John Naisbitt, Jack Welch, Ken Blanchard, Benjamin Graham, among others in our list,” says Publisher Krishan Chopra.
“The Indian economy has catapulted and we are garnering the world’s attention like never before. I feel that the Indian reader is still underserved and the market needs more business books. Books that will help people become better, manage their enterprise better and contribute to the Indian growth story,” Chopra adds.
The Harper Business list combines new titles, along with international bestsellers connecting modern and mobile readers with high-quality business books that highlight evolving trends and technologies impacting the business world, and share ideas critical to achieving success in a competitive marketplace.
Talking about the list, Chopra says, “It’s a knowledge and ideas game in today’s world, which is also the toughest aspect, and we would be doing our bit to up the game in the Indian context.