45th International Kolkata Book Fair 2022
West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.22

Khela Hobe emerges bestseller at Book Fair

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee released 12 new books at this year’s Book Fair and among them Khela Hobe sold the most. A 184-page book, Khela Hobe captures the mood of the Trinamul Congress&rsq...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Events  /  Published 12.03.22

Children’s pavilion as popular as ever at Kolkata book fair

Adhir Biswas: Writer of umpteen novels and stories in Bengali, Adhir Biswas’ titles include Urojahaj (2011) and Last Boy (2019). “Children’s books should be simple. They should open ...
By Shayeree Ghosh

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Reflective start to eighth Kolkata Literature Festival

Pattanaik, who had the SBI auditorium brimming over, started off by separating the strands of myth, legend, folklore and history in response to Shinjini, a practioner of kathak that entails storytelli...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata


Events  /  Published 11.03.22

Have you tried on the ‘happi’ coat at the book fair’s Japan pavilion?

So, if you still haven’t been to the Japanese pavilion, then turn up and 日本の一部を体験 する — 'experience a part of Japan'! ...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 11.03.22

Kolkata book fair in full flow with top authors like Shankar, Sanjib & Sirshendu

It was a welcome sight at the Book Fair to have top authors brush shoulders with readers and sign books at stalls. Shankar visited Dey’s Publishing on Saturday to promote his Eka Eka Ekashi, an...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 11.03.22

Patchy internet connection at Kolkata book fair hinders book purchase spree for many

Patchy internet connection at the Book Fair is leaving too many who want to make payments using digital wallets or debit and credit cards in the lurch. According to several fair visitors as well as a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 11.03.22

Salt Lake neighbourhoods close to Kolkata book fair brave parking woes with smile

Assistant sub-inspector of Bidhannagar Commissionerate, Ripan Sarkar, said parking space would not be a problem in a multi-lane township like Salt Lake. “The DJ Block plot holds about 500 cars a...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 11.03.22

Lit fest back at Kolkata book fair

Back after a year’s break, the 45th International Kolkata Book Fair is already a big success, both in terms of footfall and sale. So on hindsight, the organisers of the Kolkata Literature Festiv...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake


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