Publication of new books by the Library Professionals and Academics in Amar Ekushey Boi Mela 2019
Ahasan, Dhaka 10 March 2019
The month-long Ekushey Book Fair 2019 ended on Saturday 1 March 2019. The fair’s theme this year was “Bijoy 1952-71: New Phase”. A total of 499 publishers participated in the fair this year. Four thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Four new books were published during the fair. Even in the last day, 43 new books were released. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the fair on Bangla Academy premises.
Lekhok Bolchhi, a corner of the writer introduced in the fair where the writers could talk about their books for 20 minutes each.
A good number of library professionals and academics published their books this year. Among these, Professor Dr Kazi Mostak Gausul Hoq, Chairman, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka has written two books titled “Ami Tilotomma” and “Mour Singasoner Shamratera”. The books get published by Adorn and Batighor.
One translated work was done by Mr Khondakar Asif Mahtab Pavel, Librarian (Development and ICT), Department of Public Libraries, titled Narnia- “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”
Congratulations to all authors on the successful publications!