Saturday, March 9, 2013

Changing Times -- Bookshops in Kolkata

Fascinating video about College Street in Kolkata -- the throbbing home of a maze of old book shops and stalls and this traditional place of learning and trading hosts the largest non-trading book fair in the world every year. But encroaching globalization, in the form of a modern and fancy book mall being built opposite, casts a shadow over this traditional and treasured place.

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