Penguin Random House launches an exclusive eBookstore with Amazon Kindle

Penguin Random House India has launched its first exclusive eBookstore with Amazon Kindle. Readers will find over 400 bestselling titles all at one place available on Amazon India website at attractive discounted prices.

22 Apr 2020 | By Dibyajyoti Sarma

PRH eBooks is offering readers books across genres, such as, romance, literary fiction, self-help, and spirituality and award-winning and bestselling books by Sudha Murty, Arundhati Roy, Ravinder Singh, Durjaya Datta, Sadhguru, Gaur Gopal Das, Khushwant Singh, to name a few.

Niti Kumar, SVP, marketing, digital and communications at Penguin Random House India, said, “India is an up and coming market in eBook consumption and we are confident that with over 500 million internet users, there is definite potential that more people can take to reading eBooks. Initiatives built on eBooks can bring the spotlight on a mode of reading, which in addition to being safe and easily accessible, is also more affordable and comes with additional features that make reading more pleasurable and informational.”

In a time when so many people find themselves housebound, reading has come up as one the top activities they are engaging in. Getting hold of new books can pose a challenge since many eCommerce websites are prioritising deliveries to essential products and delivery of physical books has been affected. So, in these strange and difficult times, eBooks are gaining popularity as a convenient, accessible and safe ways to keep one occupied, entertained and fulfilled.

Penguin Random House India is the largest English language trade publisher in the subcontinent, publishing over 250 new titles every year and with an active backlist of over 3000 titles. With a strong fiction and non-fiction list, it publishes across every segment including biography, travel, business, politics, history, religion and philosophy, lifestyle, cookery, health and fitness, sports and leisure, visual books and children’s books. The children’s titles are published under the Puffin imprint.