Book fair cut short

  • Many publishers had taken books off the shelves of their stalls before the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ended on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many publishers had taken books off the shelves of their stalls before the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ended on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many publishers had taken books off the shelves of their stalls before the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ended on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many publishers had taken books off the shelves of their stalls before the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ended on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers taking away books from a stall as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers taking away books from a stall as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers taking away books from a stall as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers taking away books from a stall as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 ahead of schedule amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Readers browse the stalls of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka without wearing a mask on the closing day on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 when Bangladesh reported the highest rise in coronavirus deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Readers browse the stalls of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka without wearing a mask on the closing day on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 when Bangladesh reported the highest rise in coronavirus deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Readers check books at Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the closing day on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Readers check books at Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the closing day on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Readers check books at Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the closing day on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Readers check books at Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the closing day on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Two policewomen check books at Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Two policewomen check books at Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 12, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi