• Saturday, February 28, 2015

Book Reviews

Published Date: February 23, 2015
Local Governance and Decentralization in Bangladesh Politics and Economics

Local Governance and Decentralization in Bangladesh Politics and Economics

ABOUT the book and the study:  The book contains the findings of an in-deep study into the Local Governance and Decentralization with an analytical approach and perspective of politics and economics, distribution of power and wealth and overall governance of the local system. The book also contains the existing scenario and suggested possible reformations that might bring major changes to attain the visionary ideas as documented in the Constitution of Bangladesh. This book is the first attempt to project most appropriate and practical ideas that suit the genius of the nation for the local governance and decentralization of power derived from the voices of the people who matter. It...

Published Date: February 23, 2015
Sylheter Sahittyo: Srosta O Sristi

Sylheter Sahittyo: Srosta O Sristi

SYLHETER Sahittyo: Srosta O Sristi (Literature of Sylhet: Writers & their works) is a voluminous book by Professor Nandalal Sharma that covers a span of over one hundred years to enlighten the readers with adequate information about the authors, poets, essayists  and educationists of greater Sylhet (Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Habiganj and Sunamgonj). It's a compendious anthology illustrating the biographies and prominent creations of the litterateurs of Sylhet division which have been generated and published over last more than one century. Sylhet is best-known across Bangladesh and beyond for its natural beauty that comprises tea gardens, waterfalls, hills and forests. However, this region has been abundant with the creative fertility of a...

100 Tales of our Historic War of Liberation

Published Date: February 23, 2015
'Muktijuddher shotogolpo'

'Muktijuddher shotogolpo'

A meticulous compilation of 100 stories centering the Bangladesh War of Liberation has been done by  Litterateur Hosne Ara Shahed in two volumes. Each volume contains 50 stories of renowned writers of the country. Shuchipatra has published the two volumes, which are available in Ekushe Boi Mela. The price of each volume is Tk. 700.00 The collection first appeared in 2001, when it was published by Globe Library. The second edition was also published by the same house. But the third edition this time has been published by Shuchipatra. The editor and publisher both expect that the compilation would help the future generations to understand the ethos of the War...