As mentioned in their website,
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstance… and the encounter between character and circumstance is essentially a story. Come, read with us the story of Kolkata emblematic city of books, destination of the imagination, in the realm of words…The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival unveils the city’s complex layered-ness, its vibrancy of thought, its engagement with the literary world at large…Celebrate books, music, art, film and more with the finest creative minds in the nation as events unfold at heritage sites, on the river hoogly, and in India’s finest and most loved bookstore, the Oxford Bookstore.
10 reasons that make this a true booklovers’ lit fest –
a world of new ideas and experiences,
Interactions with thinkers and writers in the company of like-minded book lovers,
Literary events in historical heritage venues across the city,
Engaging with the best minds from Kolkata, India, the world,
The intimate ambience of a heritage bookstore steeped in tradition,
Endless cups of hot chai on crisp winter afternoons and evenings,
Meeting your favourite authors in an informal atmosphere,
Discovering talented new writers,
Asking the one question you always wanted to ask – and getting it answered
The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival promises you all this and more!!
Six day 2014 edition commences Jan 8th