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Main Uddin Ahmed attempted to find out how words can contain respect,  history and thyme simultaneously'Mohan

Scintillating arrival of a mighty wordsmith on Bangladeshi poetry

Liton Chakraborty Mithun gets amazed by the expressions,  emotions and thoughts of the poet'Poetry is ordinary

Metamorphic undulations before and after 1947

Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury unveils the essence of a research work that connects history with socio-political orbits and

The killing of seven revolutionaries

Tusar Talukder comes across a darkened chapter of our political history Matiur Rahman's Khapra Ward Hotyakando

A bravura journey into America's past

Alex Clark explores notions of national identity and self-renewal as two young  soldiers find intimacy amid the horrors

In 'So Much Blue,' a married painter spills secrets

Gerald Early illustrates thoughts and behavior of a  creative heart that elaborates the writerPercival Everett might

A tale of tribulations under autocracy

Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury flashes inquisitive light on the price paid by a famed politician and a  veteran

The Bania's eye view

Samantak Das reveals an engaging story of a people who have done  much to make India what it

Coping alone in Copenhagen

Catherine Taylor limns the life and loves of a  nonconformist translator of crime fiction that vividly captured by

The path of self-purification…

Liton Chakroborty Mithun is impressed by the poet's poetic expressions"One of the great pleasures of reading poetry to feel

Serious portrait of a shocking standup

Ian Sansom depicts the way of telling a tale of neither remotely funny nor an easy read of David

A poetic exploration into female power

Liton Chakraborty Mithun limns the inner words, thoughts, sense and mood of the rhymerPoetry is not

(Don't) Keep calm and carry on

Pratik Kanjilal illustrates the questions about our equanimity in the face of everyday violence as raised by the

20 years of wizardry: A writer’s story of hardship and triumph

Tasbir IftekharExuberant tweet coming

The truth of loving wife is beauty personified

(Continuing from previous issue)Honesty is beautiful; kindness is beautiful; and intelligence is beautiful… For attractive lips, speak words

An encomium of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

There are a handful few epics written in Bengali; even the greatest of Bengali poets Rabindranath Tagore did

The poet discovers glory even in the hollow hole

Sudhir Koiborta offered the Bengali poetry readers his new book 'Biborey Bibhuti'. The book's inner cover discloses that his

Homage to a great visionary statesman

While talking about the history of Bangladesh or in a wider sense referring to the significant flyspecks dotting the

A tale of crime and punishment

The Scarlet Letter is considered as a masterwork by the American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the novel, Hawthorne has

Saddam Hussein's US guards viewed him like a 'grandpa'

Stuck in his personal prison, Saddam Hussein seemed a benign presence to his 12-man band of U.S. guards who

The truth of loving wife is beauty personified

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the love. In the context of romantic love

A glaring chapter of BRAC-to prevent diarrhea

A book of 124 pages published by Panjeree Publications captivates the initial history of a brighter chapter of BRAC

Shadows of the Soul

Ishrat Binte Aftab analyzes Emran's poesy endeavor of imagination  and reality. Poetry is immaculate beauty. They are like Pablo

A commendable poetical endeavor

Liton Chakraborty Mithun elaborates the inward  aphorisms that have been expressed by the rhymer.In recent times, a batch of

The poet is clear and honest in expression

Main Uddin Ahmed is  surprised by the penchant, luster, attachment and competency of the  versifierQuazi Rosy is the winner

Arundhati Roy's second novel after 20 years

Arundhati Roy's eagerly-awaited second novel goes on sale Tuesday, two decades after

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