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Beyond binaries and divisions

Beyond binaries and divisions

Arts & Letters

Tue, May 30 2017

Going for a reactionary model of jihad by negating all writers associated with a particular tradition...

Threads linking up Bangladeshi and British...

Threads linking up Bangladeshi and British...

Arts & Letters

Sun, May 21 2017

Jennifer Reid, through her performance, delved into the plight of the British industrial working class...

Watch: Glimpses of Dhaka Lit Fest...

Watch: Glimpses of Dhaka Lit Fest...

Arts & Letters

Sun, May 21 2017

Dhaka Tribune and Bangla Tribune were jointly the title sponsors.

Only the armed or the funny make it...

Only the armed or the funny make it...

Arts & Letters

Wed, May 10 2017

Tillman’s songwriting is shamelessly clumsy and refreshingly blunt, but that’s exactly why it’s so easy...

The potters of Taleswar

The potters of Taleswar

Arts & Letters

Tue, May 9 2017

A photo feature on the struggles of potters from a village in Bagerhat

Palpara

Palpara

Arts & Letters

Sat, May 6 2017

This story, mixing facts and fiction, seeks to capture the horror of the night of March 25, 1971 when...

Have you written any poems in...

Have you written any poems in...

Arts & Letters

Sat, May 6 2017

An emerging poet talks about the fun of observing a poetry writing month

As Naseeruddin Shah took the stage

As Naseeruddin Shah took the stage

Arts & Letters

Sat, May 6 2017

A fan of Naseeruddin Shah shares how she felt when she saw the man not on the silver screen but on...

'In this film I want to emphasise Tagore's...

'In this film I want to emphasise Tagore's...

Arts & Letters

Sat, May 6 2017

A conversation with Pablo Cesar, Argentine director of feature film on Tagore, which will be released...

The wife’s letter

The wife’s letter

Arts & Letters

Fri, May 5 2017

This is one of Rabindranath Tagore's most acclaimed stories in which voices of women are brought to the...

New translations of Tagore's song...

New translations of Tagore's song...

Magazine

Fri, May 5 2017

Three of Tagore's song lyrics on love in fresh new translation

Rabindranath Tagore: Sixty Four Years...

Rabindranath Tagore: Sixty Four Years...

Arts & Letters

Fri, May 5 2017

Bengalis the world over will remember Rabindranath Tagore on Boisakh 25, 1424, his 156th birth anniversary....

Detective

Detective

Arts & Letters

Fri, May 5 2017

Translated by Saquib Rahman and Rita Bullwinkel, this story was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2016,...

Kazi Nazrul Islam: More than a rebel...

Kazi Nazrul Islam: More than a rebel...

Arts & Letters

Fri, May 5 2017

One can surely argue that a reading of Nazrul’s work could have significantly contributed to the strength...

Love and Death in Krishnanagar

Love and Death in Krishnanagar

Arts & Letters

Thu, May 4 2017

Translation of Mrityukshudha, a novel written by Kazi Nazrul Islam, simultaneously the biggest poet of...

Translating Nazrul into Spanish

Translating Nazrul into Spanish

Arts & Letters

Thu, May 4 2017

The only Spanish translator of Kazi Nazrul Islam shares how she discovered Nazrul, Rabindranath, Saratchandra...

The man who took literary criticism...

The man who took literary criticism...

Arts & Letters

Thu, May 4 2017

Poet, fiction writer and essayist Shantanu Kaiser passed away on April 11

Kathmandu Triennale: Where art...

Kathmandu Triennale: Where art...

Magazine

Thu, May 4 2017

This is perhaps the best place in South Asia to host an art event with an international character where...

To Lucky Akhand: A personal goodbye...

To Lucky Akhand: A personal goodbye...

Arts & Letters

Thu, May 4 2017

A tribute to the great musician who passed away on April 21

Sons of the soil

Sons of the soil

Arts & Letters

Thu, May 4 2017

Qayes Ahmed has written some of the most wonderful short stories in Bengali. This one is about the Liberation...

The Marxist vanguards of our...

The Marxist vanguards of our...

Arts & Letters

Thu, May 4 2017

They write going against the grain, risking not only misinterpretation of what they say but also alienation...