KOTTAYAM: Mahatma Gandhi University took a new step organising the first ever thematic book exhibition on Tuesday. The first of its kind in theme based exhibition and sale of books, the exposition, organised by the Department of Printing and Publishing, is being held at the School of Environmental Sciences on the Priyadarshini Campus. The theme is history and theories.
The exhibition of nearly 660 titles has been organised along with the refresher course sponsored by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) for college teachers.
According to Kurian K. Thomas, director, Department of Printing and Publishing, the reception from the academic community was overwhelming and a good number of titles were sold out on the first day itself.
Some of the most sought after titles are ‘Terrorism: A History’ by Randall Law; and ‘Of Poverty and Plastic’.