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How much does one know about the history...

How much does one know about the history...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Award winning author Philip Hensher talks about his latest novel

‘My friends were my books’

‘My friends were my books’

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

In this interview, Courtney Hodell talks about her foundation and her career as an editor

Combating the crisis of literary...

Combating the crisis of literary...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Muhammad Muhsin remarked that hearing the word ‘shongkot’ or crisis after Bengali literature...

DLF: Closing day begins with spiritual...

DLF: Closing day begins with spiritual...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

DLF—the the biggest international literary festival in Bangladesh with over 200 international literary...

Powerful stories of women that...

Powerful stories of women that...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The session kicked off with the story of Engineer Khaleda Shahriar Kabir, the first female civil engineer...

Manisha Koirala and Nandita Das on male...

Manisha Koirala and Nandita Das on male...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Koirala regretted the lack of variety in female roles in Indian films, noting that most roles are either...

‘Ever since I left Bangladesh, I have...

‘Ever since I left Bangladesh, I have...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Returning to Dhaka, Oscar winner Tilda Swinton addresses DLF and recites from ‘Last and First...

The author, the story and the...

The author, the story and the...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

The authors shared their views on their differing notions of literary success and how readers have over...

‘Political thoughts should come into...

‘Political thoughts should come into...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Two novelists talk about process and philosophy of writing at DLF

Which stories do we hear today?

Which stories do we hear today?

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Chris Heiser, Christian Hodell and Rosalind Porter share their thoughts and experiences on storytelling...

‘History doesn't end’

‘History doesn't end’

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Anwar revealed his ideas behind writing the book and how writers of colour face issues while attempting...

‘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...