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Prem Kahini O Patan: A novel by acclaimed author Shawkat Ali. It's a new novel but based on the

Rank odour of hellfire

Mani Shankar Aiyar comes across the paths and scenarios of Bhutto's political life.This is an immense labour of love.

A meditation on loneliness

Davina Langdale explores a tender tale of a drifter's life that depicted by the writer.Hector Hidalgo is a young

Revolutionary road

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd illustrates the struggle of a poverty-stricken Dalit family and some untold stories that unveiled by the

New book published in Ekushey Book Fair

Muktobuddhir charai-utrai: With 12 articles acclaimed author Jatin Sarker discuses about free thoughts, secularism, humanism and many more topics

There'll always be an England in India

Pankaj Mishra traces the impact of colonialism on middle-class society of India that depicted by the author.One of the

Reliving madness

Asif Noorani reviews a Pakistani writer's travelogue  describing many silent yelling and self-pity of partition.Salman Rashid, one of the

Of a port city lost and almost found

Amrita Shah comes across an incredible story how Surat lost maritime trade stature and an intrepid Nawab helped wrest

Everyday racism and a search for identity

Colin Grant illustrates the so-called racial blindness in Britain as depicted by the author through a powerful hybrid of

Raising a nation's glory and self-esteem

Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury sheds light on a book connecting Bangladesh's present  economic rise with the views and ideals

The line runs through us

Amitabha Bagchi depicts the canvas of the painful partition, uses humor to weave a story of land and loss

Social problems and policies

Dr. Uttam Kumar Das reviews some burning issues of social, economic  political plots that illustrated by the author.This book

Contemplative glimpses and memories

Bichitro Bhabna O Tukro Sriti (Scattered Pieces of Thoughts and Remembrances) is a compilation of memories by Syed Salim

Silent connection with Ko Un inside the skull

A book is sitting idly on my lap now. A book contains several poems of a South Korean poet,

The poetic vision and the power of storytelling

Earlier our children and young generation would be grown up with beautiful, enchanting and educative fables and poetry. But

Keeping up with New Delhi's one percent in 'The Windfall'

Jennifer Senior illustrates money and manners of social mobility in modern India as explores by the author

The eternal city

Sohail Hashmi describes the future the history of Persian and Arabic inscriptions  carved on stone tablets in the

Upcoming books of 2018

A State of Freedom by Neel Mukherjee, Publisher - W. W. Norton Company:  Five characters deal with dislocation,

A trustworthy book about freedom fighters

Main Uddin Ahmed discovered the book as an attempt in making the list of genuine freedom fighters of Sherpur which

Ugly realities of Irish Civil War

Diarmaid Ferriter focuses on Irish Civil War which reveals some of the glaring truths  that are depicted by the writer.

Dear Mr Gandhi

C. Rammanohar Reddy reviews a new volume seeking to profile Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's early correspondents.We know that

Of patriarchy and gender issues

This book written by Professor Dr. Profulla C. Sarker is thought about different dimensions of violence against women in

In high places

As the blurb of this book says, while information about the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is plentiful in China's

Elif Batuman's 'The Idiot' sets a romantic crush on simmer

Dwight Garner illustrates some obsessions and regards of a tender heart as depicted by the authorLove, as Thomas Pynchon

Putting matters in perspective

Syed Badrul Ahsan takes a peek into some new ideasSurely the biggest calamity of modern times

The contradictions of Joseph Conrad

Ngugi wa Thiong'o comes across the reckoning of Western conquest and advancing globalization revealed by the writer

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