Book Fair
Events  /  Published 30.07.22

Bliss for Kolkata bookworms: Load your boxes with bestsellers this weekend

“I wanted to add some classics and science fiction books to my reading list. I have already dropped A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens into my box. I also have GoldFinch by Donna Tartt and ...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 18.07.22

Mini book fair draws crowd in Salt Lake FD Block

A book fair is being held at the FD Block community centre in Salt Lake where several publishing houses have participated. This is the first time that a “small-scale” book fair  has ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Mini book fair in FD Block hall

A mini book fair is coming to the doorstep for residents of Sector III, especially FD Block. The Publishers and Booksellers Guild is organising Tomar Amar Boi Mela at the FD Block community hall from ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

People  /  Published 09.05.22

‘Nobody can tell a new story… all we can do is present an old story with fresh meanings’

We are increasingly seeing youngsters gravitate towards English literature at the expense of their mother tongue, including Bengali. Even though English is the world’s lingua franca, it does not...
By Priyam Marik

Events  /  Published 16.04.22

An afternoon with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on books, thoughts, Derrida & Mahasweta Devi

“This is why most books, especially literature, can’t make a truth claim,” she said. “Our imagination is neither rational nor irrational, and yet the way it perceives books can...
By Priyam Marik


People  /  Published 13.04.22

The entire city of Kolkata inspires me, it’s inspiring for all kinds of artists: Srijato

Finally, any chance we get to see you return to the silver screen after your debut in Zulfiqar (2016)? Not at all, partly because I didn’t find my performance to be very convincing. Although my...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Revamped at Rs 352 crore, Milan Mela ground renamed Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan

"The roofs of the two pavilions are covered with a white tensile fabric that can withstand wind speeds of up to 200kmph. Each of these white surfaces is used for laser shows in the evening,&rdquo...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Campus  /  Published 23.03.22

Kolkata Literature Festival discusses pandemic effect on children’s reading, schooling

Authors and Madhurima Vidyarthi, Sasthipada Chattopadhyay and Priya Narayanan, illustrator Nupur Agrawal and academics Seema Sapru and John A. Bagul were the speakers ...
By Subhadrika Sen


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