Coal Street

Coconuts, jackfruit, fish, papaya and rice… there's generosity to its geography.

The Miraculous Dog

It was after evening when we sat in the living room ready for adda, a chat that could foreseeably last half the night. Zaharul Islam, 50, had just arrived in the city from his home in Dinajpur's Ghoraghat. He found his way to my place from Gabtoli Bus Stand.

Bangladesh Underground

Out of the chute, large rocks tumble. Bang, crash, bang! The oversized shed is dusty, the noise deafening. People in hardhats and blue overalls with reflective strips can barely talk over the din.

February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015

Coal Street

Coconuts, jackfruit, fish, papaya and rice… there's generosity to its geography.

February 20, 2015
February 20, 2015

The Miraculous Dog

It was after evening when we sat in the living room ready for adda, a chat that could foreseeably last half the night. Zaharul Islam, 50, had just arrived in the city from his home in Dinajpur's Ghoraghat. He found his way to my place from Gabtoli Bus Stand.

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Bangladesh Underground

Out of the chute, large rocks tumble. Bang, crash, bang! The oversized shed is dusty, the noise deafening. People in hardhats and blue overalls with reflective strips can barely talk over the din.