TNM gets you a few glimpses from the 40th Chennai Book Fair, currently on at St George’s School.

Cinema to Philately This Chennai book fair has something for everyone
news Books Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 17:56

From movies to Tamil literature, one can find all kinds of books in these stores at the Chennai Book Fair at St. George’s School in Chennai. There are more than 700 stalls at the fair this year, with thousands of titles up for grabs.

Here are some glimpses from the 40th edition of the fair.

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Are you an aspiring writer? Then this is the right place for you. Nationpress.com allows one to publish their first book and also helps with distribution. They have various packages on offer for upcoming writers.

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Tamizhman has been publishing old Tamil literature books for the last 30 years. It includes collections from writers like Bharatidasan. They mainly distribute books in colleges, schools and government libraries.

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Do you love cinema? Then this is the stall you should be at. Pure Cinema has more than 1000 books on cinematography, direction and about various legendary films.

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It’s not just books at the fair, Philately enthusiasts have something to look out for as well. The stall set up by the South Philatelists Association has hundreds of stamps on display. From stamps made of cloth to those made of limestone, one can find a wide variety here.

The 40th Chennai Book Fair started on January 6 and will be continuing till January 19, 2017. So, go ahead and enjoy the feeling of being surrounded by books!

Photo credit: Nishanth Krish

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