Monday, September 21, 2015

Saturday Post


Even now, in the 21st century, there is an entire population of people in India and in Hindu regions

A famous Bengali essayist and novelist

Abul Fazal was a Bangladeshi writer and educationist. Abul Fazal was a famous Bengali essayist and novelist as well

Interview with Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro is a Nobel Prize-winning English novelist, screenwriter, and short story writer. He was born in Nagasaki, Japan;

The father of Bengali theater

Girish Chandra Ghosh was a Bengali musician, poet, playwright, novelist, theater director and actor. He was largely responsible for

An interview with Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters (born 21 July 1966) is a Welsh novelist and lives in Kennington, south-east London. She is

The origins of ice cream can be traced back to at least the 4th century B.C.

The origins of ice cream can be traced back to at least the 4th century B.C. Early references include

The pipers of social media and the mechanically driven youth

Spending time on the virtual world is like inhaling oxygen to the young people nowadays. Entertainment or recreation or

An interview with Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro Gomez is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist. In his filmmaking career, del Toro

A self-taught Bangladeshi philosopher

Aroj Ali Matubbar was a Bangladeshi philosopher, rationalist and prolific thinker. He was born on 17 December 1900 in

An interview with Helen Macdonald

Helen Macdonald, born in 1970, is an English writer, naturalist, and an Affiliated Research Scholar at the University of

The History of the Computer Mouse

Technology visionary Douglas Engelbart (January 30, 1925 - July 2, 2013) changed the way computers worked, from specialized machinery

What is an oral tradition?

You hear about oral tradition in connection with Homer and his performances of the Iliad and the Odyssey, but

A well-known literary figure of Bengal

Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay was a famous Bengali writer. He was also actively involved with Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood.

An interview with Frances Hardinge

Frances Hardinge (born 1973) is a British children's writer. Her debut novel, Fly By Night, won the 2006 Branford

Have a plan to do some special works on Nazrul Sangeet: Dedarul Karim

A promising Bangladeshi singer Dedarul Karim, doing well on his own path. This new generation singer shared some of

Invention of paper

Try to imagine life without paper. Even in this era of emails and digital books, paper is all around

A leading Bengali novelist

Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay was a prominent novelist in Bengali literature. He wrote 65 novels, 53-story-books, 12 plays, 4 essay-books, 4

Tales of an island

Just imagine an island with greenish-blue sea water, with warm breeze of Falgun blowing in the Bengali month of

An interview with Peter Carey

Peter Philip Carey is an Australian novelist. Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is

An interview with Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Her 2010 novel

The first academic statistician of Bangladesh

Qazi Motahar Hossain was a Bangladeshi author, scientist, statistician, chess player, and journalist. He had an intimate friendship with

History of dynamite

The Nobel prizes was established by none other than inventor Alfred Nobel. But besides being the namesake behind

The most distinguished writer and scholar

Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri was a Bengali?English writer and man of letters. He is popularly known as Nirad C Chaudhuri.

An interview with Patrick deWitt

Patrick deWitt is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter. He was born on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and later lived

A famous writer in Bengali literature

Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyopadhyay was a Bengali author and one of the leading writers of modern Bengali literature. His best

History of the agricultural revolution

Between the eighth century and the eighteenth, the tools of farming basically stayed the same and few advancements

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