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Why Kolkata's reading habit beats Mumbai, Gujarat hollow

Feb 09, 2014

Why Kolkata's reading habit beats Mumbai, Gujarat hollow

It operates on a scale that is impressive even by global standards, but it is local in a way #OnOurMind #Gujarat #Mumbai #Jyoti Basu #Kolkata Book Fair #Sudipto Gupta
Rushdie ban: Writers, artists slam West Bengal govt

Feb 01, 2013

Rushdie ban: Writers, artists slam West Bengal govt

The literary and film community today came out in support of controversial author Salman Rushdie and blamed the West Bengal government for cancellation of his visit to the metropolis. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #Kolkata Book Fair
Rushdie is lying, he wasn't invited: Kolkata book fair organisers

Feb 01, 2013

Rushdie is lying, he wasn't invited: Kolkata book fair organisers

Organisers of Kolkata Literary Meet (KLM) and Kolkata Book Fair have denied British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie's statement today that he was invited to be a part of the literary carnival and said he was 'lying'. #Salman Rushdie #NewsTracker #Kolkata Book Fair
Rushdie ban reveals the shameful truth about Kolkata

Feb 01, 2013

Rushdie ban reveals the shameful truth about Kolkata

For a city as snooty as Kolkata, the Rushdie ban was not just a drubbing. Kolkata has become a Surpanakha. The greater tragedy is we sliced our own nose off. #CultureDecoder #Salman Rushdie #Kolkata #Ruchir Joshi #Kolkata Book Fair #Midnight's Children
Kolkata Book Fair to introduce award in Gangopadhyay's memory

Oct 27, 2012

Kolkata Book Fair to introduce award in Gangopadhyay's memory

Kolkata Book Fair organiser The Publishers and Booksellers Guild is planning to introduce a lecture and an award in the memory of legendary Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay who passed away recently. #BuzzPatrol #Kolkata Book Fair #Sunil Gangopadhyay