Monday, September 21, 2015



Ten years ago, a family with dreams and eight off springs- four sons and four daughters, - two

Adam Sol amazes audience with profound confidence

uring this early spring Saturday morning of May 5, 2018, every member of Presenting Bengali Literature In English

Philip Roth, the seminal American novelist has died

Philip Roth, the American literary icon whose novel "American Pastoral" won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, in 1998,

What Snow White and the Evil Queen taught me about desire

I was six when I first sat down to watch Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. I was

My Memories Of You

My memories of you remain confinedTo the morning that came yesterday…And yet it was this morning, I think,That I

Book readers make the best lovers, reveals survey

Have you ever fallen head-over-heels with someone based on their reading list?If so, you're not alone because according to

a running mind

My mind is not merely an open paragraphwith sentences that abide all regular syntaxit runs parallel in fragments and

The Ledger of Life

After all these yearsWhen I opeThe ledger of lifeAll I find Is some pages blank.Memories of years Spent in

Celebrating 200th birthday of Karl Marx

On May 5, 1818, in the southern German town of Trier, philosopher, revolutionary economist and leader Karl Marx was

Flurry of withdrawals rocking Swedish Academy's showpiece literature award

The Conversation Swedish Academy is in trouble. The body, which bestows the annual Nobel Prize in Literature, has been

The tyranny of the to-read pile

Advice to beat the credit crunch by reading those books youown but never read isn't as straightforward as it

A book about other people and therefore us

"It comes as a surprise that political prescience should be yet another of the many gifts of Turkish novelist

Is this a new portrait of the author as a young woman?

The long face, the flinty eyes and the open book in the background - experts believe this is

Blind Love

He received a phone call from a ladyTo see him she was very much readyBut a condition has been

The joy and despair of writing a novel

I didn't mean to write a novel. The idea for Conversations with Friends - two college students who befriend

An engaging discussion with Arif Anwar

In the bright cold Saturday morning of April 6, Arif Anwar, the Bangladeshi-Canadian novelist of the novel, 'The Storm'


I nursed youwith a father's and mother's androgyne's glandsI nursed youwith the simplicity of my heartthat offered the foundation

Thomas A. Edison's forgotten sci-fi novel

By feeding his visions for the future to a well-regarded contemporary, the prolific inventor offered a peek into

How Nora Webster was written

The novelist on thinking about the book every day for a decade and how listening to Beethoven helped him

Potential of A Memory

in the light of the sun through a window; sized medium, shutters green-slightit slits on the top; reminds me

BLRC observes World Poetry Day in Toronto

'Poetry should be free from Royalist Canada's university elites' hierarchy to come down to mass people' - was the

Two Brigadiers

Original: Shawkat OsmanTranslation: HaroonuzzamanA fire broke out in a jute godown. Thousands of bales of jute were piled

Nasreen Jahan: A Bangladeshi master novelist

The Bangladeshi fiction writer who has been able to draw attention in the present decade from international readership is

Nurul and his notebook

English Translation: Haroonuzzaman(Continuing from previous issue)With much eagerness, Nurul began reading the jokes from his notebook - 'On return


Woman, you are this and you are that-I don't want to cheat youBy saying all these false words.Woman, you

Nurul and his notebook

English Translation: HaroonuzzamanOn my return to Dacca, I became utterly dim-witted. Hardly were there any signs of military presence;

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