Coimbatore Book Festival
Over one lakh books covering almost all subjects will be showcased at Coimbatore Book Festival 2015, beginning here from August 14.
The 10-day Festival will have the participation of more than 100 Publishing Houses from all over Tamil Nadu and also from New Delhi and Bengaluru, who will put up 150 stalls, K S Pugalendi, secretary, Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India-BAPASI-, the organisors, told reprorters here today.
E Ponnusamy, President, Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (CODISSIA), the joint organisors, said that the main purpose of the festival was to revive the good old habit of book reading among the masses and more especially among the younger generation, considering the marked decline in book reading habit with the advent of electronic gadgets.
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