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  • SKETCHES ON A WIDE CAMPUS

    This book's subtitle, Sketches from my Life gestures helpfully at the book's content for it is about the full and colorful life lived by its

  • Efflorescence of South Asian Sci Fi?

    I have long been a reader of science fiction. Not just for entertainment, but also for insights useful for my research and teaching.

  • Church Bells and Darjeeling Tea

    The title of the book entices the reader. We all love Darjeeling tea, but why 'Church bells?' Zeena Chowdhury's experience of

  • Is It Truth or Dare?

    Those familiar with Nadia Kabir Barb's column Straight Talk in The Daily Star will be pleased with her short fiction debut Truth or Dare.

  • An Impression of Some Turbulent Days

    First published in 1973, Amy Geraldine Stock's Memoirs of Dacca University: 1947-1951, is not just another memoir. The current

  • Partition, 1947—Whodunnit?

    On August 26, 2017, DS brought out a special supplement on the1947 partition of Bengal. It contained fine articles on the subject by

  • Stories from the Edge

    A perfect read for the month of our victory, Stories from the Edge is an anthology of personal and deeply emotional narratives of our

  • DANCING IN THE DARK: MY STRUGGLE BOOK 4

    This is the fourth installment of the six-volume autobiography of Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard and has been translated

  • The Art World is Essentially Male

    In 1666 Margaret Cavendish wrote a science fiction work titled The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing-World, although it

  • The Vanishing American Adult

    Benjamin Eric Sasse aka Ben Sasse is a freshman Republican Senator from Nebraska. A doctorate in American History from Yale, Sasse was named President of Midwestern University, Freemont Nebraska in 2010.

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