Hrishik Roy

Hrishik Roy is an intern at Daily Star Books and a contributor at SHOUT. Reach out to him at [email protected]

December 13, 2022
December 13, 2022

John Green slams Tumblr user accusing him of sexual abuse

The move probably came as a form of counterstroke against Twitter’s ridiculous measure of allowing people to have verified accounts with $8. “Real tired of this free speech platform requiring me to be John Green. I AM A SOCK COMPANY,” Green tweeted.

December 9, 2022
December 9, 2022

On free speech and Milton’s 'Areopagitica'

Milton shows how the erroneous use of censorship laws have hindered progress even in the quest for scientific truth.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Annie Ernaux delivers her Nobel Prize lecture

What came to me spontaneously was the clamour of a language which conveyed anger and derision, even crudeness; a language of excess, insurgent, often used by the humiliated and the offended as their only response to the memory of others’ contempt, of shame, and shame at feeling shame.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

5 books to read about Brazilian football

Whether you’re an Argentina fan or have a newly found enthusiasm for the Japanese team, you cannot deny the exceptional trajectory of the Brazilian footballers, each more celebrated than the other. Here are five books about Brazilian football to shed new light on the sport’s background.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Guba Books organises Stories in the Park!

The event saw the launching of children's books in both English and Bangla, namely Ami Bokul, Sun Moon Secret and Where are the Chonchols? 

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

6 books we recommend this week

When you go to a book-store, it is often difficult to choose from the plethora of newly released books available. The following list should help when deciding what new books to buy.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

5 books on Argentina’s football history

For fans of the Argentinia team, these five books can be a portal to favourite moments in football history. 

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

19th BDC-IUB ‘Pre-Worlds’ returns after three-year long hiatus from physical events

The highly anticipated 19th BDC-IUB ‘Pre-Worlds’ returns after three-year long hiatus from physical events.

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

Our education system needs to deal with sectarianism better

Communal and nationalistic expressions in our education system are not uncommon.

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

5 new books we recommend this week

When you go to a book-store, it is often difficult to choose from the plethora of newly released books available. The following list should help when deciding what new books to buy.