Event report / Discussion on power inequalities

As the guests arrived, the room brightened up and a conversation began that would eventually go on to deeply invest in exploring the nature of power and of defiantly opposing the status quo.

A new children’s book depicts the warmth and diversity of Ramadan

Five chapters, each centred around key values of Islam, narrated by young Falak

Ghazala Wahab to speak at ULAB Lit Salon on Tuesday

Also a journalist, Wahab will speak about her nonfiction, Born A Muslim, a book that talks about the increasing political irrelevance of Muslims in India and the importance of feminist interpretations of the Quran, besides highlighting other relevant socio political issues.

The struggles of being a bookworm

Bookworms are simple creatures. All they want in life is to read. While it is a simple desire, it is equally frustrating and sometimes, an anxious one.

The bookstore in the park: Bookworm opens in Gulshan 2

“The books launched and discussed at the Dhaka Lit Fest are on their way”, store owner Amina Rahman informed Daily Star Books.

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. 

The special bond between bookshops and readers

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

Bookworm Bangladesh to vacate shop after 30 years of serving readers

“We tried our best to keep the shop but the tides of change are upon us”, Bookworm announced on their social media today. 

Bookworm hosts reading session of "Aasma-i-Noor: The Cursed Jewel" by Sudipta Sen Gupta

The author shared about her life being an associate professor, teaching Management, raising two girls, and her love for writing over a cup of coffee and snacks. 

March 7, 2022
March 7, 2022

Bookstores in conversation at Gulshan Society Book Fair 2

Held on March 4-5 at the Gulshan Lake Park in its second iteration since 2019, the fair included stalls by several bookstores and publishers including Bookworm Bangladesh, Bengal Boi, University Press Limited, Baatighar, ULAB Press, Bishwa Shahittya Kendro, and more. 

March 2, 2022
March 2, 2022

Scavenger hunt and cover reveal for debut novel ‘Aries: The Beginning’ at Bookworm Bangladesh

Academic and author Manizey Ibrahim Rahman unveiled the cover of her debut novel Aries: The Beginning (2022) with a book-themed scavenger hunt held at Bookworm Bangladesh on February 25, Friday.

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Discounts galore for Dhaka’s book lovers

In celebration of Independent Bookshop Day, Bookworm Bangladesh, located on the Old Airport Road, are offering a 25 percent discount on all imported books for customers personally visiting their shop and 20 percent off on online orders. The offer ends on October 9. 

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

[WATCH] Baatighar: Readers’ Big Den

Bookstore Baatighar began its journey in 2005 in an area of around hundred square feet in Cheragi Pahar, Chittagong. Within a very short span of time the store’s friendly atmosphere became popular in the city. From its initial tiny shop of only 100 square feet it has now expanded to a 1600 square feet haven for book-lovers of all ages as well a hub for writers and cultural activists.

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