Why I still love Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’ today

Over the years, Dahl’s work in children’s literature has amassed quite the legacy in pop culture, with actor-director Danny DeVito’s silver screen adaptation of Matilda only adding to the novel’s...

Bookstagram celebrates South Asian Heritage Month 2021

This year, British Asian book blogger Minaal Reid, known on Instagram as @minaal.reads, brought the celebration of South Asian Heritage Month to bookstagram by hosting a collaborative project...

New book, ‘Good Touch Bad Touch’, unpacks sexual abuse awareness for children

Good Touch Bad Touch, written in Bangla, is a 30-page book filled with stories, illustrations, and charts that are designed to be emotionally interactive for parents and their children; the prose...

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Amour Fictif

Incontestable.

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Greed

Not even the asters accepting your gaze.

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Dorothy in Wonderland

For wounded soldiers rarely feel, Of throbbing hearts and broken skin.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Why I still love Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’ today

Over the years, Dahl’s work in children’s literature has amassed quite the legacy in pop culture, with actor-director Danny DeVito’s silver screen adaptation of Matilda only adding to the novel’s...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Bookstagram celebrates South Asian Heritage Month 2021

This year, British Asian book blogger Minaal Reid, known on Instagram as @minaal.reads, brought the celebration of South Asian Heritage Month to bookstagram by hosting a collaborative project...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

New book, ‘Good Touch Bad Touch’, unpacks sexual abuse awareness for children

Good Touch Bad Touch, written in Bangla, is a 30-page book filled with stories, illustrations, and charts that are designed to be emotionally interactive for parents and their children; the prose...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Shaheen Akhtar and Shabnam Nadiya’s ‘Beloved Rongomala’ to be published by Eka, Westland Publications

Shaheen Akhtar’s 'Beloved Rongomala', translated from the Bangla novel, 'Shokhi Rongomala' (Bengal Publications, 2015), by Shabnam Nadiya, will now be published by India’s Eka...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

A Postcolonial Take on Literature in English and English Studies in Bangladesh

In Metaphor, David Punter reads Chinua Achebe’s postcolonial novel, Things Fall Apart (1958) which draws upon Yeats’s “The Second Coming” (1921) for its title, arguing that the centre is ...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

A Brief History of Silence: A Delicate Relationship between Risk and Beauty

A Brief History of Silence (by Manu Dash) was an enjoyable read on my silent rooftop spanning a silent week. But as I sat on the silent table for a review, I sat amazed and brooding. The poet must...

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Pooris, Drones and Withered Dragons

"I want to propose a deal with the Bazar."

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Stars Shaped Like Your Hand

I see it in the words, Where your hand dragged over the wet ink.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Dorothy in Wonderland

For wounded soldiers rarely feel, Of throbbing hearts and broken skin.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Greed

Not even the asters accepting your gaze.