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‘There is a political-economic context...

‘There is a political-economic context...

Magazine

Tue, Dec 6 2016

In conversation with Dr Nayanika Mookherjee

Bridging east and west

Bridging east and west

Magazine

Mon, Dec 5 2016

Launch of book celebrating Monirul Islam’s life and works

3 lessons from Richard Beard

3 lessons from Richard Beard

Magazine

Mon, Dec 5 2016

Write, edit and produce your best work

A lesson in un-death

A lesson in un-death

Magazine

Mon, Dec 5 2016

A review of Lazarus is Dead

‘Bangladesh has to transform the way...

‘Bangladesh has to transform the way...

Magazine

Mon, Dec 5 2016

Pulitzer-winning poet Vijay Seshadri's takes on DLF, Urdu poetry and translation of South Asian...

A poetic expedition

A poetic expedition

Magazine

Mon, Dec 5 2016

This year Dhaka Lit Fest was truly a celebration of poetry

Sudeep's new book launches Sunday

Sudeep's new book launches Sunday

Arts & Letters

Thu, Dec 1 2016

Sudeep Sen's new book, EroText, will be launched on Sunday at the World Literature Center of Bishwo Sahitto...

Watch: The concluding day of DLF

Watch: The concluding day of DLF

Videos

Mon, Nov 21 2016

The stunning third day of the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016 ended among laughter, cheers, and hope for a better...

Watch: Large turnout for DLF events...

Watch: Large turnout for DLF events...

Videos

Sat, Nov 19 2016

Dhakaites flock to the Bangla Academy premises on the second day of the 2016 edition of Dhaka Lit Fest...

'If I hadn't kept on writing, I would...

'If I hadn't kept on writing, I would...

Dhaka

Sat, Nov 19 2016

When asked how he came to be a writer, Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul said because writing was all...

Watch: Opening day of Dhaka Lit...

Watch: Opening day of Dhaka Lit...

Videos

Fri, Nov 18 2016

This year, more than ever before, the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) showcases the best of Bangladeshi literature...

Sir Vidia inaugurates Dhaka Lit...

Sir Vidia inaugurates Dhaka Lit...

Dhaka

Thu, Nov 17 2016

Nobel Laureate Sir VS Naipaul inaugurated the sixth edition of the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) at the Bangla...

Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday

Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday

Dhaka

Wed, Nov 16 2016

The sixth edition of Dhaka Literary Festival begins Thursday with a stellar list of speakers appearing...

“A comprehensive history can never be...

“A comprehensive history can never be...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 15 2016

In this interview with Harun Pasha, conducted in Bangla, Shamsuzzaman Khan discusses many aspects of...

The Raincoat

The Raincoat

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The Book of Dhaka will be one of the most highlighted translations of Bangla fiction at the DLF 2016....

Translation through the years

Translation through the years

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

This article traces the role Dhaka Lit Fest has played in giving a solid boost to quality English translation...

Literature in its diverse forms

Literature in its diverse forms

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

It has always been a strong aspect of the Dhaka Lit Fest that the organisers and producers never lose...

Rethinking the Birangona

Rethinking the Birangona

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The Spectral Wound: Sexual Violence, Public Memories, and the Bangladesh War of 1971 traces the public...

“The culture is very important in...

“The culture is very important in...

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

A translation of her novel Rokter Akshar, brought out by Bengal Lights Books , will be launched at the...

Journalists under the spotlight

Journalists under the spotlight

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The luminaries who will lighten up the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016 does not only include poets and novelists...

Arab Spring and then what?

Arab Spring and then what?

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The DLF treats non-white and non-European languages with equal worth