The 18th edition of Delhi Book Fair began on September 1, 2012. With e-books as its theme and around 600 stalls on display, this 9 day event is sure to draw in huge number of Bibliophiles on flights to India to attend the event.
The 18th edition of Delhi Book Fair (DBF), one of India’s leading literary events which recently started on 1st September with a massive attendance from bibliophiles on flights to Delhi, domestic as well as overseas is schedule to conclude on the 9th September, Sunday.
The current edition of DBF is playing host to around 253 publishers – both regional and international. Publishers from India, France, US, UK, Russia, Germany, China and Pakistan are participating in the fest.
With such a massive participation from global publishers and around 600 stalls on display this year, bibliophiles who took flights to India during this eagerly awaited exposition are being treated to knowledge-packed literary works from across the borders.
DBF has eBooks as its theme and a number of Indian and foreign e-publishers have participated in the event. With a huge variety of eBooks on offer, the organizers endeavoured to attract new age bibliophiles who booked flights to India during this time.
In a bid to provide comfort and convenience to the attendees, the organizers have introduced special shuttle services to ferry people, especially the elderly.
Organised since the year 1995, DBF has long been a significant platform for lesser-known authors and publishers from around the globe, who get to showcase their work with industry giants.
The fair wraps up on Sunday and droves of keen book lovers who took flights to the city are expected to inundate the venue over the weekend.