Monday, September 21, 2015



-Afroza Nice Rima

Kowshik Shuvro's Book on "Pele"

 AA Correspondent  Do you know Pele? How do you know?

Halt - The first successful anthology film of Bangladesh

-Faridul Ahasan ShouravThe first

Journey by Cinema: A New Route in Sight

-Md. Raihan Kabir Prince

Footfalls (Syed Shamsul Haq’s ‘পায়েরআওয়াজপাওয়াযায়’): Representation of mass participation in the war of liberation

The glass like a shimmering star

-Syed Badrul Ahsan

A promised land had a December 16, 1971

-Anwar A. KhanReviews are so

"Komola Rocket" - Humanity and the humanitarian crisis in a floating story

-Faridul Ahasan Shourav

Good Economics for Hard Times By Avijit Binayak Banergee and Ester Duflo

- Tanjil HossainNobel laureate Economists,

Sara Baume'sHandiwork: is a graceful meditation on nature, grief and time

Joanne Hayden'I have always felt caught between two languages, though I can only speak in one,"

Robert Harris's 'The Second Sleep' takes a surprising post-apocalyptic turn

Martin SpiceRobert Harris is unlikely to need much introduction if you read thrillers. With a back

Panahi's "Offside"- comedy about a tragedy

Faridul Ahasan ShouravOffside is the story of teenage-girls who tried to sneak into Tehran's Azadi stadium

Lucy in the Sky: Terrible title, curiously earthbound tale

Donald ClarkeIf for nothing else, Noah Hawley's fascinating - and stratospherically flawed - drama will be

The Truth: Tender moments that stay long in the brain

Donald Clarke As Bong Joon-ho will shortly discover (and how), following up your first Palme d'Or

A Quiet Tide: Poignant novel of missed opportunities

Sarah Gilmartin Turning the lives of real people into compelling fiction is an art in itself. The novel must

Shouldn't humanity conquer on so-called sacrifice?

Faridul Ahasan ShouravThe film "Hangor Nodi Grenade" (1997), mainly influenced by the liberation war, was directed

Tangled tale of Ponzi scheme gone wrong

Olivia Ho "Why don't you swallow broken glass," someone scrawls in acid marker on the wall

'The Mirror and The Light' Is a triumphant end to a spellbinding story

Genevieve Valentine At the start of The Mirror & The Light, Thomas Cromwell is a man

Tale of a starlet's rise and descent into madness

Toh Wen LiA little girl sits in the wings of the theatre, watching a woman perform

'Trolls World Tour': You will want to rock and troll

Terence TohIn the past, trolls were often portrayed as repulsive, anti-social monsters. They lived under bridges,

International Falls

Frank Scheck Rachael Harris and Rob Huebel star in Amber McGinnis' dramedy about the friendship that

The Living Days: Perplexing and unsettling

Declan O'DriscollMary Grimes, the central character of The Living Days exists, like the novel itself, in

Recollections of My Non-Existence: The precarity of identity

Sean HewittRebecca Solnit is one of our best essayists. In recent years, books such as Hope

Hopeful escapes

John LuiThere have been several movie adaptations of the classic Louisa May Alcott novel. The latest, Little

Exemplary work on Ramakrishna and Vivekananda

Very recently an exemplary work on Sri Ramakrishna Paramhanshadev and Swami Vivekananda entitled Ramakrishna and Vivekananda was launched at

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

  The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri's latest book, has been short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Yet, the story of

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