About Us

About Us

For over 35 years, Motilal (UK) Books of India have specialised in distributing all books from Indian publishers. We now can supply Indian books online in English from all regions of South East Asia.

Are you a student or bookstore searching for a book on a particular subject? Or are you a publisher looking to have your titles distributed worldwide? Motilal Books use our knowledge and wide network of contacts to distribute your Indian books efficiently. We deal with over 750 leading Asain publishers in English and are the world’s largest Indian publishing distributor of books, outside of India.

Here are the benefits of working with us to source books of all subjects:

  • We work with the worldwide book trade to list between 700 - 1,000 extra titles per month
  • Over 100,000 titles available to date
  • 10,000 - 20,000 titles in stock, exclusively represented by us into the international book trade
  • 30,000 Indian books available online with Amazon.co.uk
  • 3,500 titles in stock with Amazon.com in the USA

As well as distributing books by Indian publishers in the English language, we also supply books from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Myanmar, by the end of 2016 we hope to be supplying English titles from Afghanistan. To make your search quicker and easier, trade buyers can find over 100,000 of our Indian titles on Nielsen book data’s records. Search by ISBN, title, subject or author. Individuals can also order through Amazon.co.uk, as can any bookshop or library in the world.

Call 01727 761677 or email barbara@motilalbooks.com for all trade enquiries. Alternatively, contact us by filling out a form and we will find the book you are looking for.


  • By Airfreight 1-2 times per week to the UK and the U.S.A
  • Sea every 3-4 months
  • Directly from India or from the UK
  • We supply to retailers, wholesalers, public libraries, academic library suppliers, online booksellers and educational suppliers.
  • Wholesale supply from 1 copy upwards

Exhibitions & book fairs

Motilal (UK) Books of India exhibit internationally, along with Deli supply company Ray's Books of India pvt Ltd every year at the London book fair in March and attend the Delhi book fair in February. At each event we meet with publishers and customers who are interested in the unique Indian book trade, see new titles and plan future business to maximise our sales outside of India and the South East Asia region.

Contact us on 01727 761677 if you plan to meet us at the following trade shows:

  • Delhi Book fair
  • London Book fair
  • Others you may want to suggest
  • Skype meeting/conversations can be set up at any time or day
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