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  • Freeing literature from a colonial mindset

    Unless we pace up a little bit [in Literature], we are going to end up as a nation which will always be the “other” even with all our so-called anti-colonial enterprises and outward, and hence superficial, manifestations of mere West-resisting-whim.

  • Syed Shamsul Haque ill, taken to London

    Celebrated poet, dramatist and novelist Syed Shamsul Haque was taken to London for treatment on Friday as he has been suffering from critical lung disease.

  • The Real Winnie the Pooh

    Winnie the Pooh is one of the best-known characters in children's literature, and the inspiration is in fact a female bear from Winnipeg in Canada.

  • 3rd death anniv of Humayun Ahmed observed

    The third death anniversary of prolific author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, who mesmerised his fans with his strong works for four decades, is observed amid unabated downfall all the day.

  • Interview: Anisul Hoque

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