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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...

‘Everywhere, speaking up has become...

‘Everywhere, speaking up has become...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 8 2018

‘Manto’ a film by internationally renowned actor-director Nandita das, was screened on the...

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

5 questions with Istela

5 questions with Istela

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Kazi Istela Imam sat down with Weekend Tribune for a rapid-fire Q/A round ahead of her young adults panel...

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

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

Image Gallery

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