KARNATAKA

International Book Day

The Karnataka Publishers Association, in association with the Sahitya Akademi and the Karnataka Women Writers Association, will observe International Book Day on April 23 at the Indian Institute of World Culture in Basavanagudi.

The event will see programmes such as felicitation to senior writers and publishers, release of books, and talks. Renowned writer Siddalingaiah will release 10 books published by various publication houses, comprising novels, children’s literature, and translations.

Writer and journalist G.B. Harish will speak on ‘Book culture’ and software expert Pavanaja will speak on ‘Future of the book publication industry’. Publishers M.V. Nagaraja Rao and Hanumakshi Gogi will be honoured, a press release said.

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