New Delhi, August 31 (IANS): Bloomsbury Plc, which recently acquired the UK’s leading independent publisher, Head of Zeus (HoZ), will begin selling its titles in the Indian subcontinent through its wholly-owned subsidiary (Bloomsbury India) from from September and will include books from his very famous Aria, Apollo, Zephyr, Aries and Ad Astra imprints.
This will give Indian readers access to best-selling HoZeus books from authors such as Dan Jones, Cixin Liu, Min Jin Lee, Ben Okri, Sally Gardner and Elodie Harper.
The foray into India is part of the planned global rollout of Head of Zeus books following the strategic acquisition of the leading independent publisher by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc in May 2021.
Head of Zeus is an independent publisher of genre fiction, narrative non-fiction and children’s books, based in London. He has published numerous bestsellers, won literary awards and industry accolades. Author Cixin Liu’s bestselling sci-fi trilogy, “The Three-Body Trilogy,” is being adapted for Netflix by HBO’s “Game of Thrones” creators David Benioff and DB Weiss.
“The recent acquisitions of publishing companies such as Red Globe Press and Head of Zeus by our parent company will help us continue to expand our range in the academic, professional and commercial division and support our long-term consumer growth strategy. , with new, high-quality authors and efficient publishing in all formats, including e-books and audiobooks,” said Bloomsbury India.
Welcoming the highly anticipated move, Rajiv Beri, Managing Director of Bloomsbury India said, “Since acquiring Head of Zeus, we have been waiting to launch their amazing roster in India. The richness, diversity and uniqueness of their titles will delight everyone.
“I am delighted to be working with Bloomsbury India as they take the reins of our sales and distribution in this territory,” said Zeus Managing Director Nicolas Cheetham.