Young India is reading New Delhi World Book Fair

Coming at a time when book sales were low (owing to demonetisation), expectations from the 2017 edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair were minimal. Then something extraordinary happened. Visitors crowded the venue at Pragati Maidan from 7 to 15 January 2017, and the event, considered to be Asia’s largest book showcase, wore the look of a traditional fair. While children’s books and Hindi literature sections were understandably visitors, comprising mostly youngsters, thronged the English trade

20 Jan 2017 | By Dibyajyoti Sarma