BENGALURU, Oct 16: Amazon on Tuesday announced that it has added five Indian languages to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) -- which is the e-commerce giant's eBook publishing unit.
KDP is a free service that allows authors to get fast-market, keep control of their books' rights and set their own prices, while earning a royalty of up to 70 per cent on the sale of their eBooks.
With the five Indian languages, authors would be able to self-publish their eBooks in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati and Malayalam, the company said in a statement.
"We launched Indian language eBooks in 2016 and with the addition of more languages to KDP we will offer readers a wider selection of titles," said Sanjeev Jha, Director of Kindle Content in India.
Amazon has also added Indian languages to "Kindle Unlimited" -- the subscription service that allows customers to read from over one million Kindle eBooks, with plans starting from Rs 150 per month. - IANS