Chiki Sarkar

  • Chiki Sarkar to head publishing at Penguin Random House India March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Chiki Sarkar, currently Publisher at Penguin Books India, has been appointed as Publisher, Penguin Random House India with overall responsibility for building the local publishing programme in both English and local languages. Milee Ashwarya and Meru Gokhale have both been appointed to the role of Publishing Director, Penguin Random...
  • Penguin India to publish Amit Chaudhuri's works March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: In what is a landmark acquisition, Penguin Books India has acquired the Indian subcontinent rights to publish the acclaimed author Amit Chaudhuri's works. Penguin will be bringing out all his new writings, in addition to publishing the backlist. The first book by Amit Chaudhuri to be published by Penguin...
  • Penguin India appoints Chiki Sarkar as publisher May 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Chiki Sarkar, the former editor in chief of Random House India, has been appointed publisher of Penguin India, the largest English language trade publisher in the subcontinent. Sarkar has worked with best-selling authors including Jhumpa Lahiri, Anita Desai, Salman Rushdie, Mohammed Hanif, Daniyal Mueenuddin and Rujuta Diwekar. Before Random...
  • CNN-IBN Book Club Presents: Publisher's Corner October 26, 2009

    Chiki Sarkar is the Editor-in-Chief of Random House India. The views and ideas expressed in this piece are her own I've been on holiday and caught up on all kinds of books I've been meaning to read. Here are my recommendations: The Road by Cormac McCarthy: The Road is a kind of...
  • CNN-IBN Book Club Presents: Publisher's Corner June 24, 2009

    Chiki Sarkar is the Editor-in-Chief of Random House India. The views and ideas expressed in this piece are her own Summer is here and I am too hot to get outdoors. If you are too, I'd recommend, putting on the AC, making yourself a jug of nimboo pani and settling down...