10 June 2017
Lokavangmaya Gruha with its global, multilingual book collection and book production is a rare oasis in Mumbai. It combines the bohemian spirit of second-hand bookstores. Plus it demonstrates the clout of Marathi literature and its dazzling array of thinkers.
PrintWeek India spends a Saturday at the printing press on the ground floor of Bhupesh Gupta Bhavan and the bookstore on the second floor. It is a flashback to 1476, the year William Caxton established England’s first printing press and published Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.
A special tribute to the printed book.