October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Third World Bengali Literary Conference hosted in US

“The Third World Bengali Literary Conference”, organised by the North America Bengali Literary Society (NABLS), was held on Zoom. The event drew expatriate Bengali literature aficionados from all...

September 4, 2021
September 4, 2021

FEMALE WARRIORS

I had decided to write a brief review of Selima Chowdhury’s book when it was first published, but what with one thing or another making me put it off, a couple of years rolled by, and we found...

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Nazrul’s 45th death anniv today

The 45th death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be observed in the country today.

August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021

Empathy and Bangabandhu

Empathy, the Wikipedia entry on the word tells us, includes “caring for other people and having a desire to help them; experiencing emotions that match another person’s emotions; discerning what...

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

The Burnt Forest

Shengdey awoke suddenly on a bed with an old man sitting beside him. “Are you okay, my child?” He asked, idly stirring a boiling pot of tea.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Aegri Somnia

Darkness on a piece of paper Black soaks the white

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

They Took Away My Land

They took away my land, I said: Thank you for building the railroad.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Ahsan Habib’s On the First-floor Landing: a Duologue

Two flats facing each other He’s on the stairs, she’s at the door

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Tagore’s 80th death anniv today

The nation is observing the 80th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore today recalling the great poet who did not leave any human emotion untouched in his works, especially poems and songs.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Books on Astrophysics for Noobs

Create some space in your bookshelf for these.