Book Fair
Culture  /  Published 13.03.22

The tales we thought we’d tell of us

Of the 300 publishers who participated in the 45th edition of the Calcutta Book Fair that ends today, 40 were relatively new and small-time concerns with lyrical names such as Dhansere, Aranyamon, Sri...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

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


News  /  Published 12.03.22

Kyiv medics reunite at Kolkata book fair after escape from Ukraine

Three students from Kyiv Medical University who had started to flee Ukraine separately but became a team before crossing the country’s border with Romania, reunited at the 45th International Kol...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri 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

Campus  /  Published 11.03.22

Doraemon to Japanese band at Japan Pavilion

By Subhadrika Sen

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


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