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Salute to the poet of Dhaka

Salute to the poet of Dhaka

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Why and how Quaderi is the best urban poet of his generation

A public intellectual seen at close...

A public intellectual seen at close...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

A brief look at the life and works of Jatin Sarkar, one of the country's foremost Marxist intellectuals...

Genuine authors are not to pursue...

Genuine authors are not to pursue...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

An interview with Mohammad Rafiq

IOWA letter: Life is short, art...

IOWA letter: Life is short, art...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Acclaimed short story writer and novelist Wasi Ahmed writes from Iowa, USA about his initial days at...

Fifteen Years Later: What 9/11 Changed...

Fifteen Years Later: What 9/11 Changed...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

How life in the USA changed for the brown skinned men and women after 9/11

Blue venom

Blue venom

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

These exceprts from Blue Venom, a translation of Syed Shamsul Haque’s Neel Dangshan, are to commemorate...

How to look at Nazrul and his work

How to look at Nazrul and his work

Arts & Letters

Sat, Sep 3 2016

This article argues why Nazrul's main identity is as a poet. This piece, along with the excerpts from...

The songs of a different river

The songs of a different river

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

The reviewer demonstrates Abdullah Al Muktadir does not care much about modernism

A SLAVE

A SLAVE

Arts & Letters

Sat, Sep 3 2016

A wonderful short story of Humayun Ahmed in translation

S M Sultan: creativity unbound

S M Sultan: creativity unbound

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Sultan's life was synonymous with his art

Between sense and nonsense

Between sense and nonsense

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

After I set foot in the precincts of Abdur Razzaque Gyantaposh Bidyapith in Dhanmondi, what caught my...

Poetry

Poetry

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Bleak Mohammad Shafiqul Islam You’re eructing after a sumptuous feast Garbage is close to the road...

On talking

On talking

Uncategorized

Tue, Aug 23 2016

How much of what we say do we really mean?

Two poems of Shamsur Rahman

Two poems of Shamsur Rahman

Magazine

Sat, Aug 20 2016

17th August was the 10th death anniversary of Shamsur Rahman, one of Bangladesh's leading poets. To mark...

When truth is stranger than

When truth is stranger than

Magazine

Sun, Aug 14 2016

A love story that overcomes all the social obstacles in the 1950s Pakistan

Punishment

Punishment

Arts & Letters

Sat, Aug 6 2016

A new translation of Tagore's short story, Shasti, by Shawkat Hussain

New translation of Tagore’s song...

New translation of Tagore’s song...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Aug 6 2016

Fakrul Alam's translations give a new life to Tagore's song lyrics on the rainy season

Tagore's search for the soulmate in...

Tagore's search for the soulmate in...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Aug 6 2016

Of all the seasons in Bangladesh, the rains have influenced Tagore the most

Mahasweta Devi (1926-2016) was a fighter...

Mahasweta Devi (1926-2016) was a fighter...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Aug 6 2016

The writer died in Kolkata on July 28 at the age of 90

Sonnet exchange by the Thames

Sonnet exchange by the Thames

Arts & Letters

Sat, Aug 6 2016

Kaiser Haq shares his experience of the sonnet exchange project in which world renowned English language...

The Dangerous Fantasy of American...

The Dangerous Fantasy of American...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Aug 6 2016

How things went from bad to worse for the Muslims in the post-9/11 US