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Dhaka Lit Fest and Bangladesh

Dhaka Lit Fest and Bangladesh

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 23 2017

Noted poet Daud Haider on this year's edition of Dhaka Lit Fest

‘We should keep as many of our dreams...

‘We should keep as many of our dreams...

Arts & Culture

Mon, Nov 20 2017

In a conversation with Booker-prize winning writer Ben Okri

'Readers have much broader tastes than...

'Readers have much broader tastes than...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 20 2017

Lionel Shriver dazzles at the DLF

'People can be so lonely behind their...

'People can be so lonely behind their...

Arts & Culture

Mon, Nov 20 2017

Esther Freud in conversation with Sharbari Ahmed

Sri Lanka’s Anuk Arudpragasam wins 2017...

Sri Lanka’s Anuk Arudpragasam wins 2017...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

Anuk's debut novel is based on story at a displaced people's camp during the civil war in Sri Lanka

Tilda Swinton pays homage to John Berger...

Tilda Swinton pays homage to John Berger...

Showtime

Sat, Nov 18 2017

The screening of the documentary was delayed by half an hour as all the seats were occupied an hour before...

Sessions on Bangali culture, heritage...

Sessions on Bangali culture, heritage...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

A series of sessions were held on Bangali history and culture

A hypnotic account of the tsunami

A hypnotic account of the tsunami

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

Parry's writing is sensitive, evocative and very observant. His descriptions of Japanese villagers traumatised...

In pictures: Day 2 of the Dhaka Lit...

In pictures: Day 2 of the Dhaka Lit...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

The seventh edition of Dhaka Literary Festival (DLF) began Thursday on the historic grounds of Bangla...

‘We need more libraries’

‘We need more libraries’

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

Speakers at a discussion urged the government to integrate book reading into academic curriculum so students...

November calling

November calling

Nusmila Lohani , Nusmila Lohani

Thu, Nov 16 2017

Many don’t have time for books anymore, but we can still change that

In pictures: Dhaka Lit Fest throughout...

In pictures: Dhaka Lit Fest throughout...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Thu, Nov 16 2017

The seventh edition of Dhaka Literary Festival (DLF) began Thursday on the historic grounds of Bangla...

The curtain rises on Dhaka Lit

The curtain rises on Dhaka Lit

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 15 2017

Winners of the Gemcon Literary Awards, the highest monetary value literary prize in Bangladesh, will...

DLF is here

DLF is here

Editorial

Wed, Nov 15 2017

An event such as this goes a long way in bringing in diverse opinions from across the globe, featuring...

Breaking down the barriers

Breaking down the barriers

Abak Hussain

Wed, Nov 15 2017

DLF is a place where ideas, and people, can come together

What not to miss at DLF 2017

What not to miss at DLF 2017

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 15 2017

The first day of the festival will also see Booker Prize winning author Ben Okri talking with Sri Lankan...

‘The world learns about our culture...

‘The world learns about our culture...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 14 2017

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Building bridges with the world

Building bridges with the world

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 13 2017

'All the foreign authors are very keen on visiting Bangladesh and interacting with our authors'

New titles at DLF

New titles at DLF

Arts & Letters

Sun, Nov 12 2017

New poetry and short story collections, novels, and literary journals from leading publishers will be...

More than 200 littérateurs from 24 countries...

More than 200 littérateurs from 24 countries...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 12 2017

The DLF organisers said that they want to reduce the gap between home-grown and international literary...

‘Straightforward stories are just boring...

‘Straightforward stories are just boring...

Arts & Letters

Sun, Nov 12 2017

An interview with Catherine Lacey