Career-focused content a big draw as Book Fair returns to capital

The festival, which plays host to France as its guest of honour, was inaugurated by 2022 Literature Nobel Laureate, Annie Ernaux

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Debarghya Sanyal New Delhi
Minisha Das, a Class XI student, is happy to be back at the fair she said she loved most. “Of the things I missed in the past couple of years, the Book Fair is one,” she says, as she purchases a book on preparatory materials for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), which she is due to take next year.

But the shift in preference for books is evident. “The last time I bought a few novels, but now I have to prepare for competitive examinations next year. The selection of exam guides is quite affordable and comprehensive here,” she says.

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First Published: Feb 28 2023 | 6:30 AM IST

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