Book Fair
West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.18

Bidhannagar Mela to be bigger

Mela (Utsav) promises to be bigger this year, with the organisers attempting to give the fair a different flavour. The most popular event in Salt Lake's cultural calendar (not taking the Calcutta Book...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.20

‘Worried’ over what lies ahead

An 80-year-old man who had arrived in the city from Barishal, in present-day Bangladesh, before Partition was seen buying booklets on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citiz...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Didi goal: 100 books

Author Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that her target was to write and publish 100 books as she is set to cross the 90-mark at this year’s Calcutta Book Fair. “It is going to be 91-92… I want to...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 27.02.19

Saurabh Shukla on midlife crisis & his new book Barff

Introducing Saurabh Shukla to the audience at the Kolkata Literature Festival, held at the recently concluded International Kolkata Book Fair in association with The Telegraph, session moderator Samar...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.20

2 books by art critic set for launch

Two Hindi books written by coal town-based art critic, littérateur and journalist Abhishek Kashyap, 41, are set to be released during the nine-day New Delhi World Book Fair being organised by Nation...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Headlines 2019

January:Milan Mela’s loss was Salt Lake’s gain. With the fairground opposite Science City still under renovation, the International Kolkata Book Fair was held at Central Park Fairgrounds for the ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 12.10.18

Frayed Indian book at Frankfurt fair

Official India has cut a sorry figure at the ongoing Frankfurt Book Fair, with the National Book Trust’s stall unattended by any of its officials and the Sahitya Akademi booth bereft of people, book...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty and Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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