This year at the third Chennai Puthaga Sangamam’s book exhibition, bookworms can look forward to browsing through books in over 155 stalls. The fair organised by Periyar Self Respect Propaganda Institution along with National Book Trust, New Delhi, will be held at the YMCA Royapettah from April 13 to 23.
The stalls on display will have books in various genres ranging from literature, children’s books, sports to economics, fiction and self development. The stockpile of over 1,00,000 to 2,00,000 books will also comprise works on various topics like history, political sciences and science, which have been popular in the previous editions, said Olivannan, one of the organisers.
“This year, we have also organised a section for children called ‘Fun, Love and Compete’, where they will get to learn and take part in brain games, soap carving, mimicry and paper quilling,” added Olivannan.The event will also see prominent people from the literary world including Kumari Anathan, Pazha Karuppiah, and director Seenu Ramasamy delivering talks everyday at 7 pm.
An authors corner workshop will be conducted by author Manushyaputhiran between 4.30 pm and 6 pm every day.
You can find our books at the Eureka Book Stall (Stall no.68).