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World Book Day 2020: How to read a book in the digital age while we stay home and practice social distancing.(Thought Catalog on Unsplash)

World Book Day 2020: How to read a book in the digital age while we stay home and practice social distancing

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 05:08 PM IST
For the present-day reader, there are umpteen options across genres and one might even find themselves spoilt for choice if they’re unable to pick one book or title at a time. On World Book Day 2020, here are some of the things we can all do as we evolve as readers and as people.
Bahrisons Bookstore at Khan Market has quite a few loyalists, who visited it frequently until lockdown.(Photo: Vipin Kumar/HT)
Bahrisons Bookstore at Khan Market has quite a few loyalists, who visited it frequently until lockdown.(Photo: Vipin Kumar/HT)

World Book Day: Delhi’s good ol’ booksellers narrate their survival tales amid lockdown

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Popular book sellers from some of Delhi’s oldest book stores share their side of the story when it comes to staying afloat during the fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
Shakespeare Day 2020: Lesser-known facts, famous quotes by the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare.(Instagram)
Shakespeare Day 2020: Lesser-known facts, famous quotes by the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare.(Instagram)

Shakespeare Day 2020: Lesser-known facts, famous quotes by the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 09:14 AM IST
One of the most prolific and iconic writers in the English language and also the world’s greatest dramatist, William Shakespeare was born this day in 1564. UNESCO also marked this day as World Book and Copyright Day.
World Book and Copyright Day 2020: History, significance, theme and quotes by famous authors.(Thought Catalog on Unsplash)
World Book and Copyright Day 2020: History, significance, theme and quotes by famous authors.(Thought Catalog on Unsplash)

World Book and Copyright Day 2020: History, significance, theme and quotes by famous authors

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 11:21 AM IST
World Book Day, celebrated by UNESCO and other related organisations, is the global celebration of books and reading material observed in more than 100 countries. Also known as World Book and Copyright Day, it is an occasion to promote the joy of books and the art of reading.
(PHOTO: REUTERS)
(PHOTO: REUTERS)

World book night

Hindustan Times | By Piyush Jha
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Column- Piyush Jha talks about a new way to celebrate reading and books
Reading in the times of the digital age and top 5 ways to stay updated.(@MasakaliBytes/Instagram)
Reading in the times of the digital age and top 5 ways to stay updated.(@MasakaliBytes/Instagram)

World Book Day 2019: Reading in the times of the digital age and top 5 ways to stay updated

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 01:21 PM IST
Today there are more options of what to read and there’s no one genre that a person may decide to stick to. The one who has enjoyed all the works by JRR Tolkien is sure to pick up the Harry Potter series and the Game Of Thrones series in the fantasy genre.
Popular literary works are being made into Hollywood movies featuring top artists.
Popular literary works are being made into Hollywood movies featuring top artists.

Booked for the big screen: Book-to-film adaptations to look forward to

Hindustan Times | By Dipti Mudaliar
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2019 01:12 PM IST
Here’s a peek at a few interesting upcoming book-to-film adaptations on World Book Day, today, dear bibliophiles! The list includes thrillers, romance novels, sci-fi fantasy reads and even a comic book.
World Book Day is celebrated worldwide on April 23.(Unsplash)
World Book Day is celebrated worldwide on April 23.(Unsplash)

World Book Day 2019: Theme, what is the purpose and who started it

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 08:11 AM IST
World Book Day is celebrated worldwide to recognise the scope of books which are seen as a link between the past and the future, a bridge between cultures and generations.
Social media have become an added platform to promote books.(Shutterstock)
Social media have become an added platform to promote books.(Shutterstock)

World Book Day: Books in the times of social media

Hindustan Times | By Medha Shri Dahiya, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 01:25 PM IST
On World Book Day (23 April), we find out if social media can kill books. By the looks of it, no! In fact, social media is helping sell more books.
Visitors at the air-conditioned library at Chananwal village in Barnala.(HT Photo)
Visitors at the air-conditioned library at Chananwal village in Barnala.(HT Photo)

World Book Day: To counter drugs, panchayats in Punjab’s Malwa turn to books

Hindustan Times, Muktsar | By Sarbmeet Singh, Muktsar
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 07:52 PM IST
Apart from providing facilities to bookworms, panchayats are providing the option of libraries to prevent youth from falling into the trap of drug addiction by opening in front of them the world of books
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