Literature

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    Dhaka Lit Fest: Women issues in focus

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 07:37pm on November 10, 2018

    Besides major and engaging issues like literature, history and politics, the eighth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest focused intensively on women issues covering...

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    Good men do bad things: Cheryl on healing, truth, #MeToo

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 02:34pm on November 10, 2018

    Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed, whose memoir ‘Wild’ was turned into an Oscar-nominated film about her recovery from trauma, says listening more is key to healing...

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    Poetry recitation held at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Leading recitation artistes presented poems penned by renowned poets at a programme held on Thursday at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Proshanta Mridha wins Gemcon Sahitya Puraskar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:12pm on November 09, 2018

    Proshanta Mridha has won Gemcon Sahitya Puraskar 2018 for his novel Dugdugir Ashor....

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    Dhaka Lit Fest begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:33am on November 09, 2018

    The eighth edition of Dhaka Literary Festival kicked off on Thursday at Bangla Academy with an enthusiastic attendance of local and foreign authors, intellectuals, experts...

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    Asad Chowdhury: Between poetry and human dignity

    | Updated at 03:29am on November 09, 2018

    A prolific poet and writer with feel-good verses and children stories occupying a major portion of his life’s work, Asad Chowdhury candidly converse with Emran...

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    Curtain rises on Dhaka Lit Fest on November 8

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    The eighth installation of Dhaka Literary Festival will be held on Bangla Academy premises from November 8 as the capital once again brace to bathe...

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    Mahbub Ul Alam Chy recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    Ekushey Padak winning poet Mahbub Ul Alam Choudhury was recalled at a programme held on Sunday at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum....

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    Two win Humayun Ahmed Lit Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    Writers Rizia Rahman and Fatima Rumi have been named winners of EXIM Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2018....

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    Rafiqun Nabi: a painter and cartoonist

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 03:59am on November 02, 2018

    Rafiqun Nabi of Tokai fame has left a sinuous trail of creativity behind him as an accomplished watercolourist and oil-acrylic painter. At 75, he is...

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