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Is book blogging in Bangladesh a privilege?

You walk into a room and come across stacks and stacks of books neatly arranged on shelves lining the walls, a couple of pristine white bedsheets, an intricate marble backdrop, and the smell of half a dozen candles blending together as your eyes are drawn to the centre of attention: glimmering, gold-foiled book covers. This is the commonly seen, romanticised setup for a book blogger’s photoshoot. Unfortunately, the real, behind-the-scenes process of blogging in Bangladesh can be quite different. 

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

An easy guide to maintaining an aesthetic bookstagram feed

From finding the right props to setting up a shoot, the many ways of curating an interesting Instagram profile can be easier than it appears to be. 

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Is book blogging in Bangladesh a privilege?

You walk into a room and come across stacks and stacks of books neatly arranged on shelves lining the walls, a couple of pristine white bedsheets, an intricate marble backdrop, and the smell of half a dozen candles blending together as your eyes are drawn to the centre of attention: glimmering, gold-foiled book covers. This is the commonly seen, romanticised setup for a book blogger’s photoshoot. Unfortunately, the real, behind-the-scenes process of blogging in Bangladesh can be quite different. 

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

Blogger killed in city again

Barely a month after the brutal murder of Avijit Roy, another blogger and online activist was hacked to death in broad daylight yesterday. Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, 27, was attacked by three cleaver-wielding youths in the capital's Tejgaon Industrial area around 9:00am.

March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

Rajib killing: Ansarullah Bangla Team chief, 7 NSU students indicted

Chief of militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team and seven students of North South University indicted in case filed for blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider's killing