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  • Sarah Anjum Bari

    Sarah Anjum Bari is a ravisher of caffeine and prose, with a heart that lives in Parisian cafes.

  • Farida Hossain, Writing with Grace

    On October 9, 1965—a day before the World Children’s Day celebrations—the Engineering Institute of Dhaka rang with the melody of young voices, their footfalls and bright costumes. Children from across the two Pakistans had been invited to take part in a competition of musical performances.
  • Professor Abdus Selim on writing the English screenplay for ‘The Grave’

    Having lost his family, the journey of a Muslim man digging a hundred graves to enter shapes the story of The Grave, the first Bangladeshi film to be made in English.
  • The Fall of A Great America

    In a near-perfect echo of today’s world, Nobel Prize-winning Elfriede Jelinek’s On the Royal Road: The Bergher King (Seagull Books, 2020) is stuffed breathless with metaphors, innuendoes, and anecdotes as it satirises US President Donald Trump.
  • Amar Ekushey Boi Mela to go virtual

    The Amar Ekushey Boi Mela will be held virtually in February.
  • Revisiting ‘Talaash’ with Shaheen Akhtar and Seung Hee Jeon

    On November 1, 2020, author Shaheen Akhtar was awarded the 3rd Asian Literary Award for the Korean translation of her 2004 novel Talaash—which traces the lives of Birangona women decades after the 1971 Liberation War.