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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...

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

‘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...

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,...

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,...

Fakrul Alam: Translator...

Fakrul Alam: Translator...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

His contribution to translating the classics of Bengali literature is so substantial that it won’t...

Kaiser Haq: The voyage of a literary...

Kaiser Haq: The voyage of a literary...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Instead of an overflow of emotions and aspirations, most of his poems carry his signature terseness and...

Upholding women’s voices in artistic...

Upholding women’s voices in artistic...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Dhaka Lit Fest stands to be a reminder to me that words and ideas are powerful

10 questions for Ahsan Akbar

10 questions for Ahsan Akbar

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

We are unique in having an equally large presence of our own language in the programme

‘Translation is the art of loss’

‘Translation is the art of loss’

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Interview with Shabnam Nadiya

Embedding the essence of literature...

Embedding the essence of literature...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Attendees of DLF 2018 will have the pleasure to hear these versatile journalists talk about their...

Partition in a new light

Partition in a new light

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Hajari tells the story of partition through dramatic storytelling

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...