Badiuzzaman Bay | The Daily Star
  • Badiuzzaman Bay

    The writer is a member of the editorial team at The Daily Star.

  • The final story

    There lives a storyteller inside every mind. The stories that we create and tell ourselves, about ourselves, help us make sense of our constantly shifting identities and experiences, and justify our being who we are and doing what we do.
  • Unjoking the jokes for a very serious nation

    Bangladesh is the name of a serious nation. I could say “dull” but that would be a misnomer. We are not dull because sometimes we're capable of demonstrating a perfect understanding of the importance of not being dull. We know a
  • Prof Emeritus Anisuzzaman

    Professor Anisuzzaman: The man and the academic

    Few intellectuals can claim to have reached their full potential in their life. Great names are formed by great events. This is also true
  • Airports and our flight of fancy

    Bangladesh seems to be in two minds when it comes to sorting out its priorities with regard to airports. On the one hand, there is the lucrative prospect of having new airports.
  • Living dangerously

    There are times when I feel as though I'm living in a lunatic asylum where sanity is an expensive commodity. And common sense is not only not common, it is an aberration. I keep getting this strange feeling especially when I'm on the road.