Books  /  Published 21.09.22

Book launch: Park Street Theke Phire Dekha

If there is one single most romanticised street in Calcutta, it is Park Street. Now it has its own memoir: Park Street Theke Phire Dekha (Looking Back From Park Street) by Pulak Kumar Chakraborti. Cur...
By The Telegraph

Events  /  Published 17.09.22

The story of how Park Street was transformed

Chief guest Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay recollected: “I also have a long association with the Apeejay Group. Whenever I visited them, Jit Paul used to offer me black coffee and cake from Flurys. Alo...
By Subhadrika Sen

Events  /  Published 12.09.22

Geronimo Stilton the much-loved mouse detective visits Kolkata

No Geronimo visit is complete without his famous song and a fun dance to go with it. So, the evening ended with children and parents shaking a leg with Geronimo until his next visit to the city. ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 08.09.22

Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize invites entries for eighth edition

What is the most striking thing that you notice in a book? Apart from the author’s name or the title, most often it is the book cover. Book covers tend to have a hypnotic impact on the read...
By Subhadrika Sen

Visit  /  Published 19.08.22

Celebrate Janmashtami with a pocket-friendly book haul

Kolkata bibliophiles, here’s yet another reason to rejoice!  On the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, Park Street’s Oxford Bookstore is offering a 10 per cent discount across all genr...


Places  /  Published 18.08.22

Visiting Paris's Shakespeare and Company: ‘A novel in three words’

I wind my way through the rooms, charming in their clutter with musty stacks and rickety old chairs, I bump into Francis. The young Spaniard is a ‘tumbleweed’ who has made the store his ba...
By Sugato Mukherjee

Events  /  Published 13.08.22

Ranabir Ray Choudhury's new book explains Lottery Committee's role in making of Kolkata

With the help of a presentation, Ray Choudhury emphasised the role of the Lottery Committee and explained how its impact is still being felt today. “I would like to thank my publishers. I studie...
By Subhadrika Sen

Events  /  Published 10.08.22

Debunking untruths about Satyajit Ray, the maestro who turned down Hollywood offers

Slanders and Sikkim controversy “It was once alleged that Ray was reluctant to give Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, the author of Pather Panchali and Aparajito, his due respect. It’s totally...
By Saurav Roy

Events  /  Published 26.07.22

How about making a magazine of your own? Welcome to the world of zines

“Of course, there is a growing interest in zines, especially at schools. But very few people have actually heard or read zines. The Makers Collaborative conducts lots of workshops and events at ...
By Subhadrika Sen

Events  /  Published 21.07.22

Nandana Dev Sen dedicates poetry evening to mother Nabaneeta and cousin Samantak

Nandana wrapped up the session by urging more people to translate Nabaneeta’s works. ‘’I would also like to encourage young writers, translators, lovers of poetry and fiction to come...
By Subhadrika Sen


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