Promoting literature: Liaquat university holds book fair

Sindh :06 February:Another such publisher was Al-Nafees, a publishing house in Urdu Bazaar. While their stall also had a wide variety of imported books in English, what stood out among the titles display was an Urdu publication of theirs. The book—an Urdu writing workbook—allowed children to practice on it with a marker and then erase whatever they had penned.

A stall set up by the Cultural Centre of the Islamic Republic of Iran added to the variety of books on display.

The stall had the work of Persian writers translated into Urdu and English. An illustrated bilingual copy of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh was also on display.

Prominent discounts though were given on textbooks by various international publishers. These included books on medicine, politics and computer science amongst other subjects. Those displaying such titles included Jaypee Brothers, Newage and Pearson from India. Also present were Pearsons from the United States of America and John Wiley Publishers from the United Kingdom.Published in The Express Tribune, February 5th, 2016.