Merikitaab.com was born out of sleepless nights, endless
cups of coffee, and months in labour. A team of seven in
a hideout in Calcutta toiled with the idea of creating a
book portal with a
difference. Overdosed with the Amazons and Barnes and Nobles
of the world, they wanted a simpler, a more 'Indian' site,
with entertaining add-ons that could interest intellectuals
and dunces alike. The result was this many-headed hydra,
a 'happening' mall of thought and activity.
also sell books
bigger picture incorporates a quasi Publishers and Booksellers
Association, where every participant in the book trade,
from publishers and sellers to authors and buyers, are afforded
a virtual mall at our site. There is something for everyone
Publisher of the Month highlights a chosen name from the
industry every month.
a writer at My First Book.
prizes at Comp-E-tition.
book cards to your loved ones.
in virtual book fairs at our E-vents section.
your mini library in My Page.
a preview of books in the pipeline at Forthcoming Releases.
about the history of the book in Book Tale.
your old books at Book Barter.
quotations by ze famous intellectuals of book history.
the helmsman of the book portal with a difference is a 20
years old commerce student, a workaholic, who possibly ventured
on his first project the minute he was born. Then there
are Sipan and Puja, the talented designers, and able-bodied
Vishal, the dictator on a perpetual speed trip, assisted
by the beautiful belles Neha, Nitu and Neena and a number
of scribes, who make slogging a lot of fun. Last but not
the least, there is Sajal, Dipankar and Biswajit, the programmers,
without whom this portal would have remained an idea.
cut a long story short, we have tried making this a happening
and interactive nucleus of thought and commerce, and invite
your help and participation to take this further down the