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Combating the crisis of literary...

Combating the crisis of literary...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Muhammad Muhsin remarked that hearing the word ‘shongkot’ or crisis after Bengali literature...

Powerful stories of women that...

Powerful stories of women that...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The session kicked off with the story of Engineer Khaleda Shahriar Kabir, the first female civil engineer...

‘Ever since I left Bangladesh, I have...

‘Ever since I left Bangladesh, I have...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Returning to Dhaka, Oscar winner Tilda Swinton addresses DLF and recites from ‘Last and First...

Tilda Swinton captivates audience at...

Tilda Swinton captivates audience at...

Showtime

Fri, Nov 9 2018

At the end of the session, a short video directed by Swinton was screened for the audience

‘It is unimaginable how Elias can be...

‘It is unimaginable how Elias can be...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Panelists discuss the life and work of Akhteruzzaman Elias at Dhaka Lit Fest

'You need to build resilience in your...

'You need to build resilience in your...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

'Shout out' brings heartening news for new writers

The author, the story and the...

The author, the story and the...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

The authors shared their views on their differing notions of literary success and how readers have over...

‘Political thoughts should come into...

‘Political thoughts should come into...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Two novelists talk about process and philosophy of writing at DLF

Proshanta Mridha wins Gemcon Sahitya...

Proshanta Mridha wins Gemcon Sahitya...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

The award is worth Tk8 lakh - in terms of monetary value the biggest award at present, and among the...

‘Pointing out flaws in the central narrative...

‘Pointing out flaws in the central narrative...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Adam Johnson talks about human nature, narratives and writing at DLF

Following dreams

Following dreams

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Being a great admirer of Asaduzzaman Noor for a long time, Milon asked him enthusiastically whether he...

In conversation with Mitali Perkins:...

In conversation with Mitali Perkins:...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

 Bangladesh can be the next powerhouse of women empowerment

Challenges of the ‘treacherous’...

Challenges of the ‘treacherous’...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Four of Bangladesh’s most revered translators: Alam Khorshed, Alim Azij, Mojaffor Hossain, and...

‘Human beings are made of...

‘Human beings are made of...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Adam Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2012 novel 'The Orphan Master’s Son.' In this...

In conversation with Olga Grjasnowa:...

In conversation with Olga Grjasnowa:...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Everything is just about trying it out, she advised

Richard Beard on memory, repression,...

Richard Beard on memory, repression,...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

To kick off the session, Beard read a few extracts from the novel to set the context for the panel

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...

Festival Food

Festival Food

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Enjoy to the fullest at the Dhaka Lit Fest

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