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Penguin India back with their 10-day Spring lit fest


Updated: March 14, 2013, 1:32 PM IST
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Penguin India back with their 10-day Spring lit fest
Penguin Books India is organizing it's fourth edition of 'Spring Fever' in New Delhi, a ten day literature festival from 15-24 March 2013.

New Delhi: In its fourth edition, Spring Fever is Delhi's first-ever literature spring festival, and the only festival of its kind organized by a leading publisher in India.

The ten-day festival will be held in India Habitat Centre from 15th to 24th March (7pm onwards) and will encompass a wide range of activities including readings, discussions, conversations and other exciting activities along with some excellent musical performances.

Like all its previous editions, this year's Festival too is open to all.

Speaking on this literary fiesta, Hemali Sodhi, Vice President - Marketing, Penguin Books India, said, "We are delighted to present Spring Fever 2013 with a truly stellar list of programmes. For three years, Spring Fever has been an event that all readers and booklovers keenly look forward to. This year, Spring Fever is bigger and better than ever before, showcasing the best of Penguin's publishing; from Vikram Seth to Shobhaa De, from Ramachandra Guha to Durjoy Datta, from Amit Mehra and Raghu Rai to Vikas Khanna and Monish Gujral, from Ruskin Bond, Sudha Murty and Prakash Iyer to Gulzar and Mira Nair. Spring fever is Penguin's very own way of celebrating the power of stories, the joy of reading and the incredible world of words through the open air library, readings, conversations, book launches, previews, and some fabulous music. If you love the world of books, Spring Fever is for you!"

During the day, the open air library at Spring Fever features a complete range of Penguin India books, from landmark fiction and non-fiction titles first published over a decade ago to the latest bestsellers and books that are creating news today, and including the entire collection of Penguin Classics and children's books. With a spacious layout in a quiet corner away from the bustle of crowds, the open air library is sure to be a browser's paradise.

In the evenings, the book lovers can listen to and interact with bestselling and star authors such as Vikram Seth, Ramachandra Guha, Mira Nair, Gulzar, Shobhaa De, Sudha Murthy, Ruskin Bond, Prakash Iyer, Ankit Fadia, Amit Mehra, Vikas Khanna, Restaurateur Monish Gujral, Durjoy Datta and Nikita Singh and also enjoy some excellent music.

The Spring Fever continues to be one of the largest literature festivals in Delhi with a footfall of more than 30,000 people visiting the festival each year.

One can browse through Penguin books, take part in special events, and join for readings, music, poetry and much more.

First Published: March 14, 2013, 1:32 PM IST
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