‘Potrika Porbo’ magazine fair underway at Bengal Boi

Bengal Boi is hosting a magazine fair, ‘Potrika Porbo’, at their premises in Dhanmondi until Saturday, December 4.

Manoranjan Byapari's 'Imaan': Between the familiar and the alien

Through Imaan's interactions with the world outside of the central jail in Kolkata, we meet rickshaw pullers, street hawkers, and tea-stall owners, who belong mostly to the lowest strata of...

In 'Thug', Mike Dash myth-busts British India’s cult of stranglers

It is nearly impossible to know nothing about British India’s infamous cult that systematically killed and robbed Indian travelers for hundreds of years. However, almost every write-up available...

Why Fitzgerald’s “Winter Dreams” is a perfect way to start the season

Three days ago when I woke up in the morning to get ready for work, I stood on my balcony and felt a slight, familiar nip in the air.

High Commission of India launches Bangla edition of book, 'Operation X'

On November 8, the High Commission of India hosted a book launching ceremony wherein the Bangla version of Operation X (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2019) was unveiled.

Ujan hosts award-giving ceremony for book review contest on Korean Literature

Bangladeshi publishing house Ujan Prokashan organised a book review contest where participants had to review Korean Literature on Monday, November 8.

From ‘Kabuliwala’ to the fall of Kabul

It is crucial for neighbouring countries and global citizens to think about what the issues prevailing in Afghanistan represent and how the crisis there can be dealt with effectively.

ULAB hosts colloquium, “From Kabuliwala to the Fall of Kabul: Afghanistan in Popular Imagination”

The Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) has organised a two-day International Virtual Colloquium on October 30 and 31 entitled “From ‘Kabuliwala’ to...

Tanveer Anoy explores gender roles and identities in his second novel, ‘Duradhay’

Tanveer Anoy’s second novel, Duradhay (Anandam, 2021), felt like a punch to my stomach; a wake up call, to be more precise.

Gyantaposh Abdur Razzak Foundation conducts session on Manosh Chowdhury’s unpublished research

The Unpublished PhD lecture series, organised by Gyantaposh Abdur Razzaq Foundation, resumed on October 12, 2021 at 7 pm over Zoom after a two year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In its...

Sangat Bangladesh holds memorial for feminist author and activist Kamla Bhasin

Sangat Bangladesh, a South Asian feminist network founded by Kamla Bhasin, held an event in Dhanmondi’s Rabindra Sarobar on Saturday to commemorate the feminist author, poet, development worker,...

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: Mental health issues in young-adult books

Young-adult books have recently been doing an exceptionally valuable job of incorporating mental health issues into their stories. Following is a list of books that represent various aspects of...