Bangladesh Book Fair offers treat to bibliophiles

Kolkata, Sep 27 : Bookworms in the city are in for a treat! More than 20 publishers from neighbouring Bangladesh are showcasing a rich diversity of novels, essays, short stories at the Bangladesh Book Fair here.

The third Bangladesh Book Fair, that began Thursday, is drawing book lovers to try oeuvre of around a lakh of books, with titles on Bangladesh Liberation War and the country's folk tales stealing the limelight.

"There are 28 publishers and books exclusively from Bangladesh," Kazi Moshtaque Zahir, First Secretary (Press) of the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata, told IANS.

Organised by the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Bangladesh Exports Promotion Bureau in collaboration with the Academic and Creative Publishers Association of Bangladesh, the week-long exposition will also bring intellectuals and literati (like Rabeya Khatun, Faridur Reza Sagar) from the nation as speakers in two seminars.

--IANS (Posted on 27-09-2013)

west-bengal-news headlines

West Bengal: TMC workers allegedly kill CPI-M activist

Now explosives found near rally venue, Mamata claims murder conspiracy

Mamata accuses opposition, media of conspiring to malign Trinamool

Bengal LS polls: Over two percent increase in first phase turnout

EC to look into Trinamool complaint about Mamata's hotel room fire

After fire, now explosives found near Mamata's rally venue

EC's dhoti-clad spotted deer lures voters in Bengal's Nadia

I would have died of suffocation, says Mamata Banerjee

83 percent voter turnout in Bengal phase one

Few takers for political calendars in Bengal poll season (Election Special)

Opposition slams Mamata for 'fabricated' case against BJP's Babul Supriyo

Forward Bloc demands repoll in Cooch Behar

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top