Monday, September 21, 2015



Jorashanko is a book that pulls out readers into the three generations of Tagore family. The 'high politics',

Wresting Golda Meir from the shadows

In late September 1973, Israel's Labor Party made its final campaign pitch for the upcoming elections. It placed

Awakening the senses

The Famished Road is the kind of journey that you wish to retake every few years, mimicking themes

Achena: Gem of a Bangla translation

Liton Chakraborty Mithun unfolds the depth of the workTranslation is a tricky job. It is not

Dark vision of our future

Liz Jensen explores the dystopia set in a future USravaged by climate change and war, as revealedby the

A tryst with fury

Pratap Bhanu Mehta illustrates the shadow of themodern myth of non-violence in an ancient and ruthless tradition, depicted

A book urging national self-introspection

Liton Chakraborty Mithun comes across the indications, precedents and evidence of a patriotic authorAmong the Bengalis

It's the way he tells it...

Philip Hensher explores an architecturally sound but curiously furnished novel by Kazuo IshiguroAll in all, Kazuo

Fit, obese or insecure?

Pratik Kanjilal reviews a lively introduction to the most disturbing questions of the modern world that reveal by

A worth reading Bengali book on W. B. Yeats

Niranjan Mandal comes across the amour, elegance and lovability of women depicted in W.B. Yeats poetryYeatser

An ode to reality: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Nazmun Naher Shishir explores the tale of fallen people of Indian society, unveils the agony and endurance narrated

Archive of a poet's reflections

Liton Chakraborty Mithun point out the hope, desire, hardship and pain of poetry that uttered by the author

Imagining the nation

Tanika Sarkar examines alternative nationalist visions to counter  arguments for an unilinear narrative, as revealed by Sugata Bose

Clone alone

The children of Hailsham House are afraid of the woods. In the days when their guardians were much

An almanac illustrating natural abundance of CHT

Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury evaluates a textual drive to explore the environmental affluence of Chittagong Hill Tracts.

An unputdownable translation

Liton Chakraborty Mithun comes across some fresh translations to unveil  physical and psychological journey of an African boy

Kazuo Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant'

Neil Gaiman comes across the creativity that exposed by the  Nobel laureate authorFantasy is a tool

A book of poems for enjoying something different

Main Uddin Ahmed unveils the poet's capability of attracting the readers to his own world.Dhyanmagno Om'

A brilliant poetical experiment

Liton Chakraborty Mithun explores the essence of a rhymer's life as depicted in the poetry.Kausar Ahmed

Discovering a detective novel...

Ishrat Binte Aftab is amazed by the writer's strong grasp in twisted story making and conserving suspense consistently.

A fraction of the whole

Ram Sarangan explores Orhan Pamuk's latest novel that draws succor from father-son myths in Western and Eastern cultural

Magical vision of the refugee crisis

Sukhdev Sandhu ransacks the reason that a couple leaves an unnamed city in search of a new life,

How to catch a bandit

RK Vij delineates the first-hand account of the capture and killing of Veerappan, as portrayed by the author

Self-sunken verses

Ishrat Binte Aftab is eluded  by the writer's voracious and ardent attempt of expressing self-thoughts  Oftentimes we make

Poetry as modifier of human experiences

Liton Chakraborty Mithun gets amazed by the contextures of sentiment, interpretation and significance of the poetWilliam

A book that describes the long way of development communication

Main Uddin Ahmed tried to mention in brief that  the book will help a reader very much in

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