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In pictures: Day 1 of Dhaka Lit Fest...

In pictures: Day 1 of Dhaka Lit Fest...

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Thu, Nov 8 2018

With Dhaka Lit Fest 2018, the festival is celebrating eight years of continued and growing vigor

‘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...

DLF begins with Kathak dance

DLF begins with Kathak dance

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor is inaugurating the event this morning

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,...

Nandita, Tilda and Manisha at DLF...

Nandita, Tilda and Manisha at DLF...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 7 2018

It is that time of the year again. Dhaka Literary Festival (DLF) begins today on a grand scale, and it...

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,...

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

Curtain to rise on Dhaka Lit Fest 2018...

Curtain to rise on Dhaka Lit Fest 2018...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 5 2018

The festival will be hosted on the grounds of Bangla Academy from November 8-10

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...

Literary jollies: My experience of Dhaka...

Literary jollies: My experience of Dhaka...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 3 2018

The first surprise was the military escort. I’d never had one of these before, but the organisers...

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

The subtle art of forgetting

The subtle art of forgetting

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 2 2018

The Day that went Missing” is his latest book, published last year, and this one is a memoir, one...

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...