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The Raincoat

The Raincoat

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The Book of Dhaka will be one of the most highlighted translations of Bangla fiction at the DLF 2016....

Translation through the years

Translation through the years

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

This article traces the role Dhaka Lit Fest has played in giving a solid boost to quality English translation...

Literature in its diverse forms

Literature in its diverse forms

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

It has always been a strong aspect of the Dhaka Lit Fest that the organisers and producers never lose...

Rethinking the Birangona

Rethinking the Birangona

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The Spectral Wound: Sexual Violence, Public Memories, and the Bangladesh War of 1971 traces the public...

“The culture is very important in...

“The culture is very important in...

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

A translation of her novel Rokter Akshar, brought out by Bengal Lights Books , will be launched at the...

Journalists under the spotlight

Journalists under the spotlight

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The luminaries who will lighten up the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016 does not only include poets and novelists...

Arab Spring and then what?

Arab Spring and then what?

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The DLF treats non-white and non-European languages with equal worth

Caught between a traveller and an...

Caught between a traveller and an...

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The DLF this year is going to feature two of the most celebrated travel writers: VS Naipaul and Tim...

Blurring the line between fiction and...

Blurring the line between fiction and...

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

This year, too, brings with it a healthy dose of journalism, taking it one step further, featuring those...

Of the children, for the children

Of the children, for the children

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 11 2016

Children’s literature has consistently constituted one of the richest sections at the DLF

Time to talk movies

Time to talk movies

Arts & Letters

Thu, Nov 10 2016

If you are a movie buff with an eye for the latest alternative trends in Bangla and Hindi films, you’d...

Do they have a different story to...

Do they have a different story to...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Nov 10 2016

This year, too, the DLF brings our attention to women writers, especially fiction writers among them....

Can they be silenced?

Can they be silenced?

Arts & Letters

Thu, Nov 10 2016

The silencing of writers, journalists and proponents of free speech is a reality all across the world,...

“Authorities don’t like to see reality...

“Authorities don’t like to see reality...

Arts & Letters

Wed, Nov 9 2016

Interview with Hamid Ismailov who has been in exile for over two decades now

Five reasons why you shouldn't miss...

Five reasons why you shouldn't miss...

Arts & Letters

Wed, Nov 9 2016

If you are still unsure whether this is really the place for you, here are five reasons why you shouldn’t...

An Ocean of Sorrow

An Ocean of Sorrow

Arts & Letters

Wed, Nov 9 2016

Bishad Sindhu or An Ocean of Sorrow is a work of fiction by Mir Mosharraf Hossain (1847-1912), a Bengali...

DLF to showcase our rich heritage to...

DLF to showcase our rich heritage to...

Magazine

Tue, Nov 8 2016

Ahsan Akbar, poet and a director of the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016, talks with Rifat Munim about his experience...

Syed Shamsul Haq in tribute

Syed Shamsul Haq in tribute

Magazine

Tue, Nov 8 2016

Dhaka Lit Fest 2016 will pay a fitting tribute to the most versatile author of Bangladesh

Deborah Smith on translation and DLF...

Deborah Smith on translation and DLF...

Magazine

Tue, Nov 8 2016

Deborah Smith is the winner of the 2016 International Man Booker Prize along with Hang Kang for the translation...

Bangla poetry at the DLF 2016

Bangla poetry at the DLF 2016

Magazine

Tue, Nov 8 2016

Bangla poetry will have a prominent place at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016. Here we feature four poets who,...

‘Being part of a diaspora is imaginatively...

‘Being part of a diaspora is imaginatively...

Magazine

Mon, Nov 7 2016

Pulitzer-winning poet Vijay Seshadri will appear in a number of panels at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016. When...