Importance of a Book Fair
Books play a significant role in our life. A book fair is a fair which is held for displaying different books on different subjects. Books from various fields like Science, Technology, Literature, Biography, and so on are displayed in a Book Fair. A book is like a best friend who will never walk away from you. It is generally held on certain occasions of national importance. The largest Book fair in the world is the Frankfurt Book fair of Germany. It is held in a large open space enclosed on all sides. Each bookstall has various books based on categories/fields/authors/language. It is mainly to create interest amount the people to buy and read more and more books according to their taste and choice. In a book fair, we can generally see both national and international books.
A wise saying that “When you open a book, you open a new world”. Book fairs play a vital role in publishing. Hundreds of stalls are set up by the publishers and booksellers to display their books. Both professional and consumer book fairs are important for the book industry. Books are packed with knowledge, insights into a happy life, life lessons, love, fear, prayer, and helpful advice. We can see Children’s books, Subject-oriented books, books Arts, Science and Technology and various other fields in a book fair. Hundreds of thousands of book lovers of all ages and sexes come and buy books at cheaper prices from a book fair bears the testimony of refined tastes and national Culture of a country. Books have been here for centuries and without them, today’s knowledge of our past ancestors, cultures, and civilizations would have been impossible. Religious books can also be found in a book fair. They bring together publishers, agents, distributors, retailers, and book lovers together on a single platform. The most attractive part of a book fair is that books are available in discount rates/gift schemes. Book fairs are indeed a feast of books.
Media shifts its attention to the book industry when the book fairs are on. It also reminds us that books and broadens our minds. Knowing more books can help us to decide on which books would provoke our knowledge. I believe that everyone would agree with this statement as books have become inevitable to mankind. Authors get a chance to meet their fans and foster stronger relationships with people and publishers. The popularity of book fairs is increasing day by day with the advancement of civilization.