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Blossoms Book House in Bengaluru

Blossoms Book House in Bengaluru | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

Nineteen Bengaluru-based writers are coming together for ‘The Bangalore Bookshop Love Weekend 2022’, to be held on May 28 and 29. It is a celebration of brick-and-mortar bookshops by writers who care about the city’s unique culture of reading and book shop-hopping. Ramachandra Guha, Anita Nair, Vivek Shanbhag, Jeet Thayil, Anjum Hasan, Vasudhendra, Samhita Arni, Roshan Ali, Jahnavi Baruah, Shinie Antony, Chandan Gowda, Indira Chandrasekhar, Krishna Udayasankar, Nisha Susan, Radhika Chadha, Suresh Menon, Shatrujeet Nath, Eshwar Sundaresan and Zac O’Yeah will bid goodbye to COVID-19 by hitting the streets and talking about their favourite books, bookshops and bookshopping habits.

Readers can get signed collectable copies and personal reading recommendations at this free-for-all event to be held at The Bookhive, Blossoms Book House, Goobe’s Book Republic, Select Book Shop, Higginbotham’s and Bookworm, all on or near Church Street in Bengaluru.


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