August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021

Empathy and Bangabandhu

Empathy, the Wikipedia entry on the word tells us, includes “caring for other people and having a desire to help them; experiencing emotions that match another person’s emotions; discerning what...

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

The Burnt Forest

Shengdey awoke suddenly on a bed with an old man sitting beside him. “Are you okay, my child?” He asked, idly stirring a boiling pot of tea.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Aegri Somnia

Darkness on a piece of paper Black soaks the white

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

They Took Away My Land

They took away my land, I said: Thank you for building the railroad.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Ahsan Habib’s On the First-floor Landing: a Duologue

Two flats facing each other He’s on the stairs, she’s at the door

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Tagore’s 80th death anniv today

The nation is observing the 80th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore today recalling the great poet who did not leave any human emotion untouched in his works, especially poems and songs.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Books on Astrophysics for Noobs

Create some space in your bookshelf for these.

July 17, 2021
July 17, 2021

Experiencing Conrad’s Lands and Understanding His Tales

I have had the opportunity of living for some time in Conrad’s fictional places, namely Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo) and Malaysia’s eastern province Sarawak’s adjoining country in Borneo...

July 17, 2021
July 17, 2021

To Love A Country

To love a country as if you’ve lost one  Is to feel the freezing sun on your body Form icicles on your cheeks as you train your feet To dance hopscotch on rough asphalt;

July 17, 2021
July 17, 2021

Homage to a publisher

A book may look like a house or a coffin ...