New Delhi : The Hindi book lovers have a reason to rejoice as Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh is one Hindi publisher all geared up with as many as 24 new books and ‘digital payment’ options-Debit card, Credit Card and other E-Wallet options-- at the World Book Fair (January 7-15) stall (303-318 Stall Number, Hall No 12, 12-A) .
Every year, there is a lot of expectation from the biggest Hindi Publisher. And true to this, they are coming with a string of books that pan across genres. Once at the stall, you cannot help but feel a wave of excitement and nostalgia as you see everything, from classics and bestsellers in new-attractive jackets, to a host of big new arrivals and books by new authors.
A delight for all those who had been hearing of Shazi Zaman’s historical fiction ‘Akbar’, as it makes to the stalls for the first time after its launch. Renowned author Maitreyi Pushpa’s memoir of Rajendra Yadav ‘Wo safar tha ki mukaam tha’ will reveal new shades of the personality of one of the most legendary writers in Hindi literature. A former editor of Rajkamal Prakashan and writer Dhirendra Asthana’s autobiography ‘Zindigi Ka kya kiya’ can also be found here.
Famed author Krishna Sobti’s most-awaited ‘Gujarat Pakistan se, Gujarat Hindustan tak’ will hit the stalls at the World Book Fair. She is making a comeback after a decade and so this book becomes very important for her fans. Bollywood script-writer and literati Khwaja Ahmad Abbas’ collection ‘Mujhe kuch kehna hai’ will be a special attraction at the stall. Shivmurti’s new collection of stories, ‘Kuchchi ka kanoon’ and novelist Alpana Mishra’s ‘Syahi me surkhaab ke pankh’ is also likely to entice the readers.
Three new books in the ‘Manzarnama’ series of Oscar winner, lyricist and writer Gulzar, will be a huge attaction at the fair. The first three in the series will also greet you with a new look.
Rajkamal Prakashan’s widely read and appreciated series of poetry ‘Pratinidhi Kavitayein’ and series of novels ‘Pratinidhi Kahaniyan’–will have wrtings of poets Vishnu Khare and Mangalesh Dabaral, and Hrishikesh Sulabh respectively.
Books by Prabhat Tripathi, Anand Harshul and Pankaj Mitr will hit the stall towards the end of the book fair.
Bengali travel writer Bimal Dey’s new book and famous TV script writer Achala Nagar’s ‘Chhal’ are also coming from Lokbharti Prakashan- one of the publications of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh.
For poetry lovers, a range of new poetry collection of as many as nine authors might find place at the stall.
Those vying for a lighter read can look at Kshitiz Roy’s ‘GandiBaat’, published by Radhakrishna’s imprint ‘Funda’. The book is being talked about a lot on social media lately and its pre-booking has already started on Amazon.
So if you plan to surround yourself with ocean of Hindi books, then Rajkamal Prakashan’s stall at the World Book Fair is where you should be