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  • 6 questions with Samir Asran Rahman

    6 questions with Samir Asran Rahman

    Samir Asran Rahman’s debut novel, Zak & Zara: The Monster Murder Mystery, a young-adult fantasy, will be launched at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016. Brought out by Bengal Lights Books, the book tells the story of Zak and Zara, aged 10 and 8 respectively, who break into a haunted house to find it inhabited by

  • Zak and Zara

    Zak and Zara

    This is a story that demands to be read aloud, and the plot twists and wise-cracking will have reader and listeners hooked till the very end.

  • Pale

    Pale

    A rare occurrence, the sun and the moon got a little time together today. However, the moon is fading away at a steady rate while the sun is glowing with power, or maybe it is sorrow. As she says goodbye, leaving behind nothing but a wisp of a cherished memory in the azure sky, the

  • Book Review: Acts of the Assassins

    Book Review: Acts of the Assassins

    Richard Beard will be one of the speakers at this year’s Dhaka Lit Fest. Be sure to visit on November 17-19 for a chance to meet the author.

  • A sparkling evening: The launch of Dark Diamond by Shazia Omar

    A sparkling evening: The launch of Dark Diamond by Shazia Omar

    At Red Shift Book Cafe on October 23, Bloomsbury India announced Shazia Omar’s latest publication, Dark Diamond, a fast paced, historical adventure story, set in 1685 Bengal.

  • The Death of Abdul Aziz

    The Death of Abdul Aziz

    Something is eating Abdul Aziz’s flesh, he is sure of it. What is it, he doesn’t know. And it is
    bothering him. Not the flesh eating part, but the unknown thing that is eating it. He shared this with his wife, who screamed and started asking a thousand questions. He instantly regretted telling her.

  • 5 Tips for effective writing

    5 Tips for effective writing

    Put your writing on a diet

  • Times a-changin’: Nobel jury says lyrics can be literature

    Times a-changin’: Nobel jury says lyrics can be literature

    The Swedish Academy’s surprise choice Thursday thrilled some and disappointed others, who felt giving the award to Bob Dylan made a mockery of the prestigious prize

  • Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    The Swedish Academy awarded Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”

  • Subliminal Travesty

    Subliminal Travesty

    1. Beehive She loved it. She truly did. Weaving those flimsy, clumsy trails of thoughts into cohesive blobs, and the ensuing muted glory in the form of a minute blue thumbs up – the instant gratification that followed was like candy to a child. Amused, she sometimes found herself wondering if this truly did have

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