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Books, Fandoms & Lit: We're Having A Marathon This Month

Oishani posted on 17 June

With the city’s temperature soaring beyond the 40 degree mark, all one wants to do is sit indoors with a book and the air conditioner cranked up. So LBB went around looking for events that would ignite the bookworm and literature nerd in you!

Delhi: Read A Book In Another Language

Image courtesy: Bring Your Own Book

Image courtesy: Bring Your Own Book

This summer, Bring Your Own Book has set up a new book reading challenge to focus attention on vernacular and/or foreign languages. If you like reading books and have a knack for picking up unknown languages, this one is perfect for you!

When: Jun 26, 3pm onwards

Where: The venue will be disclosed approximately a week before the event

Check out the event here.

Gurgaon BYOB Club

Bring your own book gurgaon

Image courtesy: Bring Your Own Book

Bring Your Own Book club has been considerate enough to organise area-specific events for book addicts from Gurugram. The second edition is set to be a huge success following the footsteps of the first one. Register now!

When: Jun 26, 3pm - 6pm

Where: Venue to be disclosed only to participants

Check out the event here.

Quiz-Ditch: The Ultimate Harry Potter Pop Quiz

Anti-Social never disappoints, and events like these make us want to go back for more. Potterheads, get your wands ready and brush up on your spells, because this is the ultimate duel. Bring along another Potterhead and chug down some butterbeer, because you’ll definitely need it. 10 points to Anti-Social!

When: Jun 17, 7pm onwards.

Where: Anti-Social, Hauz Khas Village

Check out the event here.


Image courtesy: Lit Up

Image courtesy: The Climber

End this marathon with the boss of all literary events; Lit.Up brings to you Terribly Tiny Tales, Poet's Collective, Baatein, Spoken Word Artists, Writers and You…apart from open mic and panel discussions. Trust us, this is one event you literature geeks do not want to miss.

When: Jun 27, 9am onwards

Where: India International Centre, Lodhi Road

Check out the event here.

Broke Bibliophile

Image courtesy: Jugaad hostels

Image courtesy: Jugaad hostel

Jugaad Hostel has once again come up with an awesome book reading and swapping event. This time, in collaboration with Reader’s Break the theme of their third edition discussion is City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi. So grab your favourite book and head over to this event {this is compulsory}.

When: Jun 19, 5pm - 7.30pm

Where: Jugaad Hostels, Green Park

Find out more about the event here.

Harper Collins Garage Sale

Image courtesy: Pixabay

Image courtesy: Pixabay

Do yourself a favour and get your wallets ready for one the biggest {and cheapest} book sales of the year! Harper Collins, in association with Frendicoes, is hosting a massive sale with paperbacks priced at just INR 25, 50 and 100. It doesn’t get any better.

When: Jun 24 - 25

Where: Harper Collins warehouse, Mathura Road, Faridabad

Find out more about the event here.

Featured image courtesy: Pixabay