The 23rd Hyderabad Book Fair is being held from 18th to 27th December, at the People's Plaza grounds on the Necklace Road. About 200 stalls have been set up at the fair, which promises to be a treat for bookworms. This annual book fair is the 3rd largest in India, after those at Delhi and Kolkata.
There are more 1,00,000 titles to choose from, on literature, astrology, fiction, personality development, children's comics and books, software and engineering, by major publishing houses, including Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, British Council, Orient Longman, Publication Division, S Chand, Kuwait Embassy, National Book Trust, Visalandhra Book House, Prajashakthi, Navayuga Book House, Best Books, Navodaya, Emesco, Milind Prakashan, Kendra Sahitya Academy, and many other Urdu, Hindi and Telugu publishers. For children, there are a wide variety of books, including Panchatantra and Jataka Tales, Jungle Book, Time Machine, and books by Stephen Hawking.
During the 10-day fair, lectures and discussions by authors will be organised every day, on different aspects of literature, poetry and personality development, and on changing trends in media. A 10% discount is being offered on all purchases to encourage the habit of reading.
The entry to the fair is Rs. 10 per head. However, there is no entry charge for students and teachers. Please contact 2766-0013 / 3918-8930 / 2460-2946 for further details.