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Watch: The concluding day of DLF

Watch: The concluding day of DLF

Videos

Mon, Nov 21 2016

The stunning third day of the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016 ended among laughter, cheers, and hope for a better...

Watch: Large turnout for DLF events...

Watch: Large turnout for DLF events...

Videos

Sat, Nov 19 2016

Dhakaites flock to the Bangla Academy premises on the second day of the 2016 edition of Dhaka Lit Fest...

'If I hadn't kept on writing, I would...

'If I hadn't kept on writing, I would...

Dhaka

Sat, Nov 19 2016

When asked how he came to be a writer, Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul said because writing was all...

Watch: Opening day of Dhaka Lit...

Watch: Opening day of Dhaka Lit...

Videos

Fri, Nov 18 2016

This year, more than ever before, the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) showcases the best of Bangladeshi literature...

Sir Vidia inaugurates Dhaka Lit...

Sir Vidia inaugurates Dhaka Lit...

Dhaka

Thu, Nov 17 2016

Nobel Laureate Sir VS Naipaul inaugurated the sixth edition of the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) at the Bangla...

Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday

Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday

Dhaka

Wed, Nov 16 2016

The sixth edition of Dhaka Literary Festival begins Thursday with a stellar list of speakers appearing...

“A comprehensive history can never be...

“A comprehensive history can never be...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 15 2016

In this interview with Harun Pasha, conducted in Bangla, Shamsuzzaman Khan discusses many aspects of...

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