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‘Pointing out flaws in the central narrative...

‘Pointing out flaws in the central narrative...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Adam Johnson talks about human nature, narratives and writing at DLF

Following dreams

Following dreams

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Being a great admirer of Asaduzzaman Noor for a long time, Milon asked him enthusiastically whether he...

In conversation with Mitali Perkins:...

In conversation with Mitali Perkins:...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

 Bangladesh can be the next powerhouse of women empowerment

Challenges of the ‘treacherous’...

Challenges of the ‘treacherous’...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Four of Bangladesh’s most revered translators: Alam Khorshed, Alim Azij, Mojaffor Hossain, and...

‘Human beings are made of...

‘Human beings are made of...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Adam Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2012 novel 'The Orphan Master’s Son.' In this...

In conversation with Olga Grjasnowa:...

In conversation with Olga Grjasnowa:...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Everything is just about trying it out, she advised

Richard Beard on memory, repression,...

Richard Beard on memory, repression,...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

To kick off the session, Beard read a few extracts from the novel to set the context for the panel

Second day of DLF begins on a spiritual...

Second day of DLF begins on a spiritual...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

The second day began at 9:15am on Friday at Bangla Academy premises, and will continue until 7:30pm

Award-winning author Mohammed Hanif...

Award-winning author Mohammed Hanif...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

He explained how as long as he has been alive, he has seen the world in a state of war

Review of Nandita Das’s ‘Manto’: Life...

Review of Nandita Das’s ‘Manto’: Life...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Manto is the second film directed by Nandita Das, where she brought the social and political issues surrounding...

Nandita Das on directing Manto

Nandita Das on directing Manto

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

She refrains from watching the screenings as every time, she notices something in the film she would...

Creative Writing at DLF

Creative Writing at DLF

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Day 1 featured a creative writing workshop for young adults by Indian-American author Mitali

‘Smart televisions know which actors...

‘Smart televisions know which actors...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Panelists discuss the perils of all-knowing technologies and the disappearance of privacy

‘The creation of narrative is something...

‘The creation of narrative is something...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Sally Pomme Clayton and Kaiser Haq talk about the transformation of stories over time and across...

‘Repression is such a disruptive way...

‘Repression is such a disruptive way...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Richard Beard discusses his latest novel at DLF

DLF begins calling for review of laws...

DLF begins calling for review of laws...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor inaugurated the event on Thursday morning

Post America Future

Post America Future

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

British author James Meek, winner of the Orwell Prize, drew parallels between populism in the US, and...

Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday

Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 7 2018

There will also be star turns from Oscar-winning actor Tilda Swinton, award-winning Actor Manisha Koirala,...

Bags not allowed at DLF for security...

Bags not allowed at DLF for security...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 7 2018

Only handbags and purses smaller than 5"x7" in dimension can be brought inside the venue

A caustic look at US military interventions...

A caustic look at US military interventions...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 7 2018

Hossaini writes a story that in more ways than one validates the official narrative of US military interventions...

A note from the directors of Dhaka Lit...

A note from the directors of Dhaka Lit...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 7 2018

Like every year, our programme will celebrate diversity and pluralism, other languages and cultures,...