Ekushey Book Fair | The Daily Star
  • Sisimpur

    Extended days, extended hopes

    Book lovers grabbed the opportunity to spend an extra day at Ekushey book fair yesterday, first day of the weekend extension.

  • Ekushey Book Fair 2019

    Ekushey Book Fair extended by 2 days

    The month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela 2019 at Bangla Academy premises in Dhaka has been extended by two days.

  • Ekushey book fair 2019

    Bigger than ever

    Ekushey book fair, the country's largest book festival, is getting bigger every year in terms of participating publication houses, number of new books unveiled at the fair as well as sales.

  • Target bigger fair, quality publications

    This year the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela will be bigger in terms of participation of publishing houses, say the fair organisers.

  • Stall closed at Ekushey book fair for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

    Authorities of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka close down a book stall on charge of displaying a book that reportedly hurts religious sentiments.

  • Ekushey book fair

    Ekushey book fair is being held at the Bangla Academy premises and Suhrawardy Udyan.

  • The Daily Star in the house too

    There is a long history of Pakistan's efforts to deny its guilt and stop the trial and punishment of the ones involved in the genocide in 1971.

  • Ekushey Book Fair

    We appreciate the move by Bangla Academy to provide security to the Amar Ekushey Grontho Mela through a number of measures including the setting up of two Rab camps...

  • Book fair: Cops to provide spl security to writers, bloggers

    Law enforcers will provide “special security” to writers, bloggers and visitors at the Ekushey Book Fair if they ask for it, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police says.

  • Security key issue this year

    Considering security a major issue, Bangla Academy has taken all-out measures to prevent any untoward incident during the month-long Amar Ekushey Boi Mela beginning tomorrow.

  • Avijit murder: Light was inadequate, cops say

    Police say the road in front of Bangla Academy where blogger Avijit Roy was killed last year was not adequately lit.

  • Anisul Hoque

    ''I forget everything when I sit down to write''…Anisul Hoque

    Anisul Hoque is a noted litterateur, journalist and playwright. His books have earned him major awards, including the Bangla Academy Award. Some of his books have been published at this year's Ekushey Book Fair. The Daily Star recently interviewed the wordsmith.

  • Farid Ahmed

    ''More books on Ekushey should be penned'' … Farid Ahmed

    Somoy is one of the prominent publication houses in the country. Former Executive Director of Bangladesh Gyan and Srijonshil Prokashak Samiti (an organisation of publishers), Farid Ahmed is the proprietor of the publication house. He earned immense fame as a publisher of creative books. Farid recently spoke to The Daily Star about Ekushey Boi Mela.

  • Interview: Anisul Hoque

    Tamanna Khan of The Daily Star interviews Anisul Hoque, an eminent Bangladeshi author.