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Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest...

Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 19 2017

Freedom of speech and women’s rights take centre stage on final day

Granta Best of Young American Novelists...

Granta Best of Young American Novelists...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 19 2017

'It was 9/11 that might have had an impact on American writing. I am not sure if this Trump era is going...

Sri Lanka’s Anuk Arudpragasam wins 2017...

Sri Lanka’s Anuk Arudpragasam wins 2017...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 19 2017

'It feels a little insincere to celebrate this award because my novel is about something so tragic'

Human identity, #metoo and much...

Human identity, #metoo and much...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

'I think it’s a terrible thing for humanity because what humans are really good at is being changeable....

‘What Rohingyas are facing is...

‘What Rohingyas are facing is...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

'I think that China can play some sort of diplomatic role in this regard'

Religion in politics: absolutism or...

Religion in politics: absolutism or...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

'While people were turning to religion, they were also turning away from religion playing a daily role...

Borders and the ghost of partition

Borders and the ghost of partition

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

Two DLF panels discuss the partition of Bengal and its consequences

Staging stories

Staging stories

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

David Hare at DLF 2017

Adonis: A poet like no other

Adonis: A poet like no other

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

'The poet can create a triangular connection between the word, the world, and the self'

There is no limit in storytelling

There is no limit in storytelling

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

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'Reading begins with re-reading'

'Reading begins with re-reading'

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

Ben Okri discusses writing, poetry and the power of perception with Ashok Ferrey

Paperfrogs – Finding hope

Paperfrogs – Finding hope

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

'A large part of the film was about finding hope and making life thrilling'

Review: From national icon to...

Review: From national icon to...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

The making of the Mujib graphic novel series

America: Asia’s setting sun

America: Asia’s setting sun

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

‘Xi doesn’t have to be a master tactician, he only has to sit back and watch Trump and his self-inflicted...

Dissecting humanity in light of the...

Dissecting humanity in light of the...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

'While many countries have called the ongoing persecution of the Rohingya community in Myanmar genocide,...

Shaon at DLF2017: Humayun found Himu...

Shaon at DLF2017: Humayun found Himu...

Showtime

Fri, Nov 17 2017

'The fictional character Himu is inspired by his understanding of his father'

‘Her Stories: Adventure of Supergirls’...

‘Her Stories: Adventure of Supergirls’...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

The book features a number of short stories on powerful women such as Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain , Pritilata...

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...

Why #metoo is important

Why #metoo is important

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

Many women who have survived sexual violence still have to face social barriers and stigmas and are forced...

Humayun museum to open to visitors...

Humayun museum to open to visitors...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

The late author's wife made the announcement at a discussion on his film-making on the second day of...

Talking about Lionel Shriver

Talking about Lionel Shriver

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

Shriver's session on the second day of Dhaka Lit Fest 2017 was a nod to her seminal novel 'We Need to...