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Fakrul Alam: Translator...

Fakrul Alam: Translator...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

His contribution to translating the classics of Bengali literature is so substantial that it won’t...

Kaiser Haq: The voyage of a literary...

Kaiser Haq: The voyage of a literary...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Instead of an overflow of emotions and aspirations, most of his poems carry his signature terseness and...

Upholding women’s voices in artistic...

Upholding women’s voices in artistic...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Dhaka Lit Fest stands to be a reminder to me that words and ideas are powerful

10 questions for Ahsan Akbar

10 questions for Ahsan Akbar

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

We are unique in having an equally large presence of our own language in the programme

‘Translation is the art of loss’

‘Translation is the art of loss’

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Interview with Shabnam Nadiya

Embedding the essence of literature...

Embedding the essence of literature...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Attendees of DLF 2018 will have the pleasure to hear these versatile journalists talk about their...

Partition in a new light

Partition in a new light

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Hajari tells the story of partition through dramatic storytelling

Nandita Das: An actor-director with...

Nandita Das: An actor-director with...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Apart from her success as an actor, Das has directed two critically acclaimed films, Firaaq (2008) and...

Tilda Swinton: Master of...

Tilda Swinton: Master of...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Swinton is the mother of twins and lives in the Scottish Highlands

Reading Khademul Islam over the...

Reading Khademul Islam over the...

Arts & Letters

Mon, Nov 5 2018

I had never read anything as powerful as this one coming from a Bangladeshi author

When the author is both dead and...

When the author is both dead and...

Arts & Letters

Mon, Nov 5 2018

Syed Manzoorul Islam, in his three-decade-long literary career, has mastered a style that sets him apart...

Questioning the human condition

Questioning the human condition

Arts & Letters

Mon, Nov 5 2018

The book is about the conflict between ideals and realities

All in the family

All in the family

Arts & Letters

Mon, Nov 5 2018

'The Friendly Ones' is nevertheless a reliable story of the complexities and absurdities...

Portraying life inside a ‘hermit...

Portraying life inside a ‘hermit...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Johnson has been successful to write with authority about the little-known North Korean life and...

Delving into the world of young adult...

Delving into the world of young adult...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Himanjali Sankar and Mitali Perkins are two authors who have been writing for a young audience, serving...

Editing workshop with Richard Beard...

Editing workshop with Richard Beard...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 2 2018

Workshop will be conducted by Richard Beard, winner of the PEN Ackerley Prize 2018

ULAB celebrates 200th anniversary of...

ULAB celebrates 200th anniversary of...

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 2 2018

The creative presence of the eight-feet-tall monster and his creator Victor Frankenstein raised great...

Jaishree Misra: A relentless

Jaishree Misra: A relentless

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Oct 30 2018

She has produced eight novels in her decades-long career, including her bestseller, Ancient

Olga Grjasnowa: Diasporic voices from...

Olga Grjasnowa: Diasporic voices from...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Oct 29 2018

Most readers in Bangladesh, as well as the Indian subcontinent, have been exposed to diasporic works...

Longlist for DSC Prize For South  Asian...

Longlist for DSC Prize For South Asian...

Arts & Letters

Sun, Oct 28 2018

The list was announced by eminent historian and academic Rudrangshu Mukherjee, who is the chair of the...

DLF 2018 Speakers List announced

DLF 2018 Speakers List announced

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Oct 28 2018

This year, among the speakers, there will be Pulitzer-winning author Adam Johnson. Another author worth...