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Wed February 19, 2014
Dispatch from Kolkata for 2/19

Penguin chickens out

Penguin Chicken
Bhavin Patel

When the publishers Penguin and Random House merged, it called itself The world's first truly global book publishing company". Sounds powerful. But it turns out it just took a dogged 84 year old man named Dinanath Batra to turn Penguin into a chicken.

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