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‘It’s not a conscious writing...

‘It’s not a conscious writing...

Arts & Culture

Mon, Nov 20 2017

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‘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

'Don’t stop writing'

'Don’t stop writing'

Arts & Culture

Mon, Nov 20 2017

5 takeaways from the Tilda Swinton panel

'I make things up because I don't like...

'I make things up because I don't like...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 20 2017

Djinn City launches at DLF 2017

'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

Dhaka Lit Fest participants stand by...

Dhaka Lit Fest participants stand by...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 20 2017

'The Dhaka Lit Fest urges the global community, governing bodies, rights groups, and media to stand up...

From national icon to superhero

From national icon to superhero

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 20 2017

The making of the Mujib graphic novel series

‘Recognition is important for any...

‘Recognition is important for any...

Arts & Letters

Sun, Nov 19 2017

In conversation with the DSC Prize 2017 winner

'Those who challenge free thinking are...

'Those who challenge free thinking are...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 19 2017

'Free thinkers like Humayun Azad and Avijit Roy were attacked because they tried to bring about progressive...

‘The Kohinoor is the capital which Afghanistan...

‘The Kohinoor is the capital which Afghanistan...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 19 2017

William Dalrymple follows the Kohinoor through time

‘Women becoming less vocal, even though...

‘Women becoming less vocal, even though...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 19 2017

'Nowadays, though the number of female students in classes is increasing, they are not vocal. They do...

‘Where is Mubasher? Where are the missing...

‘Where is Mubasher? Where are the missing...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 19 2017

'In democracies like yours and mine, India and Bangladesh, where are these people who speak up and write...

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'

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...

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'

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...