A treat for bibliophiles – National Book Fair returns to Lucknow for its 20th edition

A treat for bibliophiles – National Book Fair returns to Lucknow for its 20th edition

The theme for this year's National Book Fair is 'Gyan Kumbh'.

Attention, bibliophiles in Lucknow! The biggest book fair of the year has returned for another edition. The 20th National Book Fair kicked off at Lucknow's Balrampur Garden today. Books galore, an array of literary events and 10% discount on books, this event is simply unmissable for the city's book lovers.

The highlight of this book fair will be the sheer variety of books on offer. These include Hindi and English classics, religious and spiritual works, children's books, latest non-fiction and self-help titles and Japanese Anime novels!

Shop for titles from 'Plato' to 'Premchand' 

Publishers and distributers from across the country will put their books on sale at this book fair. Visitors will be able to shop for books in English, Hindi and Urdu languages. In addition to that, there'll be spiritual and religious books on sale, as well.

A walk through the book fair and you will spot popular fiction gems from the likes of Jeffrey Archer and Dan Brown and feel-good non-fiction titles like Tuesdays with Morrie. On the other hand, you'll also come across classic dystopias like Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis and George Orwell's 1984.

Hindi classics from Premchand and Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' also adorn the shelves at this book lovers' delight. For the Urdu-lover in you, the book fair also boasts a rich collection of dreamy poetry from the likes of Gulzar, Sahir Ludhianvi and Mirza Ghalib.

Stage is set for a slew of cultural & literary events

The stage is also set for a numerous stimulating events at this book fair in Lucknow. After all, this 11-day fair will feature cultural events, book launch, mushaira, kavi sammelan and several kids' programmes.

So, bibliophiles of Lucknow, what are you waiting for? Now's the time to step into this paradise and restock your bookshelves. Go grab your favorite titles before they get sold out.

Where: Balrampur Garden, Doordarshan Kendra, 23, Ashok Marg, Hazratganj, Lucknow

When: September 22 - October 2 | 11 AM - 9 PM

Entry: FREE

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