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Hope over fate

Finding himself at the epicentre of the disaster, Abed realised that a large number of deaths (an estimated 500,000) in the “world’s deadliest known tropical cyclone” were not necessarily caused by the natural disaster.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

The art of buying your best bookshelf

If you belong to that crowd who wants to buy a bookshelf for either you or any of your loved ones, keep in mind the following useful tips and you would make the most satisfying purchase.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Hope over fate

Finding himself at the epicentre of the disaster, Abed realised that a large number of deaths (an estimated 500,000) in the “world’s deadliest known tropical cyclone” were not necessarily caused by the natural disaster.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Tales of a development sector doyen

The book doesn’t only become a memoir of the writer’s life as a development worker, but also a tribute to the late Sir Abed and his magnanimity as a human being and a visionary. 

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

An encounter with Sandeep Ray

"I have lifted from these stories. I’ve stolen from these stories. But you know, I’ve remade the characters so they don’t directly relate to anyone’s biography. But I cannot deny that a lot of the anecdotes, events and arc of the story come from certain family experiences", states Sandeep Ray.

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

The special bond between bookshops and readers

For avid readers, bookshops hold a special place in their lives.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Jennette McCurdy explores grief in its most complex form

In many ways, McCurdy’s story is not so different from the classic tale of almost every other Hollywood child star with a stage mother who indulges in her dose of fame by living vicariously through her children. But what makes this particular narrative stand out among the rest is McCurdy’s unwavering devotion to honesty even in moments that are difficult to read, let alone write.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Percy Jackson fans, mount your horses

The new book’s title, revealed to be Percy Jackson and The Chalice Of The Gods, will be out on September 26, 2023, the author confirmed via Twitter.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Can we bring back Rupkothar Golpo?

Why we the wonderful, mythical world of Rupkothar Rajjo should be rejuvenated.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Love, fate, and age-old curses: 'The Book of Magic' by Alice Hoffman

The familial bond portrayed in the novel makes it easy to sympathise with the characters and they rarely seem woven in a piece of fiction; rather, their attributes are more lifelike and one may just find someone like Franny or Gillian Owens among their kith and kin.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

‘Praner Prodip Jwaliye’: Prime Minister’s 75th birthday celebration at Bangla Academy

The program was divided in two sections; the first part was dedicated to launching the book titled, Praner Prodip Jwaliye (Bangla Academy, 2022). It is a collection of poetry and rhymes written for the Prime Minister’s 75th birth anniversary and were composed by celebrated personalities.