Literature

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    Harry Potter book fetches £370,000 at auction

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:32pm on December 14, 2016

    A one-off copy of a Harry Potter spin-off book that was handwritten by JK Rowling has sold for almost £370,000...

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    Dylan muses on honor and surprise of Nobel prize

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 10:20pm on December 11, 2016

    Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sent a message on Saturday thanking the Swedish academy for awarding him the Nobel prize for literature, an honor the American...

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    Poems on Independence War presented at IMLI

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:30pm on December 07, 2016

    Noted poets recited self-penned poems on the war of independence at International Mother’s Language Institute on...

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    Sufia Kamal’s 17th death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on November 19, 2016

    Today is the 17th death anniversary of eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal. To observe the occasion, different socio-cultural organisations are set to organise commemorative programmes in...

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    Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on November 19, 2016

    The sixth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, the biggest English literature festival in the country, ended on Saturday evening at Bangla Academy...

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    DHAKA LIT FEST: Opening day draws huge crowd

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on November 17, 2016

    The opening day of Dhaka Lit Fest, now in its sixth year, drew a motley collection of people including writers, teachers, students and cultural and...

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    Opening day draws huge crowd

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:15pm on November 17, 2016

    The opening day of Dhaka Lit Fest, now in its sixth year, drew a motley collection of people including writers, teachers, students and cultural and...

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    Dhaka Lit Fest begins today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:45pm on November 16, 2016

    Dhaka Lit Fest, the biggest English language literature festival in the country, begins this morning at...

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    Single sentence novel wins Goldsmiths Prize

    | Updated at 02:42pm on November 10, 2016

    A novel written in a single unbroken sentence has won the Goldsmiths Prize 2016. Solar Bones by Mike McCormack was named the winner of the...

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    American Paul Beatty's race satire wins Man Booker Prize

    Reuters | Updated at 11:12am on October 26, 2016

    Paul Beatty was on Tuesday named as the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize, for ‘The Sellout’, a biting satire on...

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