Toward Ladyland

Her 1903 piece “Alonkar na badge of slavery” marked the start of Rokeya’s explicitly feminist writing.

10h ago| SHOUT

The allure of thriller books

There is more to the genre of thriller books than most people realise.

15h ago| Daily Star Books

No guests including Shaon will attend Humayun Ahmed conference in New York

Showtime Music, the organiser company,  said that it has not yet been determined who will be the new guests.

Andy Warhol & Truman Capote talk out their anxieties

Andy Warhol suggested they tape their conversations on his Sony Walkman, to which Truman Capote agrees.

Jane Borges’ 'Bombay Balchão' is a crafty explosion of flavour

The characters crackle with life, quirky and contradictory, despicable and sympathetic in turns.

Nadeem Zaman’s new novel takes ‘The Great Gatsby’ to Dhaka

To be published by Hachette India in early 2023 and meant to be circulated exclusively in South Asia, the novel is “a story of passion, decadence, infidelity, privilege, identity, and the many confounding faces of love and loss in contemporary Dhaka.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Toward Ladyland

Her 1903 piece “Alonkar na badge of slavery” marked the start of Rokeya’s explicitly feminist writing.

December 7, 2022
December 7, 2022

The allure of thriller books

There is more to the genre of thriller books than most people realise.

December 7, 2022
December 7, 2022

No guests including Shaon will attend Humayun Ahmed conference in New York

Showtime Music, the organiser company,  said that it has not yet been determined who will be the new guests.

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 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Last night reminded me of cricket's power to wield stories

As I mentally prepared to leave the stadium last night, I saw Miraz continue to play with a deftness and an attitude that I wish could be formalised and replicated by all eleven team members.

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Bookworm Bangladesh to reopen in Shahabuddin Park, Gulshan 2

The new branch is expected to open in mid-January, store owner Amina Rahman told The Daily Star. 

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Slam Poetry Nights 4 goes to Gulshan Paara Uthshab

SHOUT and Daily Star Books jointly organise the Slam Poetry Nights once every month to offer a platform for conversations on art, personal freedom, and the issues urgent to the country’s people, all through the lens of poetry. 

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Unpacking the craft of creative writing

If you are reaching out to an agent, go and find out exactly what sort of work that agent publishes. Also, think in terms of what would differentiate your work with the work of 39 other authors.

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? 

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Finding myself in Orhan Pamuk books

It is also etched in the corners of multiple pages of the notebook I am writing this draft in. It is on my passport, also on my pajamas. It is the word the world knows me by—my name. Specifically, my last name, Nuri.