Literature

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    Multifaceted litterateur Alauddin Al Azad

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 08:15pm on July 03, 2020

    He was a versatile author whose dedication to writing made him explore myriad forms of creativity, including novel, poetry, essay and film script. He was...

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    Remembering Alauddin Al Azad

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 12:00am on July 03, 2020

    Novelist, poet, freedom fighter, and academic, he can be described in many ways. Through his mediation, once the masses was introduced to rural and world...

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    Queenie author Candice Carty Williams wins British Book Award

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:58pm on June 30, 2020

    Candice Carty-Williams has said she feels ‘proud’ but ‘sad’ to become the first black author to win book of the year at the British Book...

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    Poet Dawood Al-Hafiz dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on June 30, 2020

    Poet Dawood Al-Hafiz died at Kusthia General Hospital on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 55. ‘He felt sick at his house at...

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    Author Michael Rosen told he ‘might not wake up’

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:07pm on June 29, 2020

    Author Michael Rosen has said doctors warned him he ‘might not wake up’ shortly before putting him into an induced coma during Covid-19 treatment, reports...

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    Shamsuzzaman Khan becomes Bangla Academy president

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on June 29, 2020

    Renowned folklorist Shamsuzzaman Khan has been named the new Bangla Academy president for the next three years. He assumed office through a programme on Monday,...

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    Ahmed Sofa: A unique craftsman of perception

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    An influential thinker of his time, Ahmed Sofa has always been in dialogue with his contemporaries, besides the retinue of emerging writers who surrounded him,...

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    Remembering Michael Madhusudan Dutt

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2020

    As a result of introduction of English education in the Indian subcontinent in the nineteenth century, Bengalis became acquainted with European civilisation and culture. This...

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    Michael: the immortal aspirant

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:39pm on June 28, 2020

    As a result of introduction of English education in the Indian subcontinent in the nineteenth century, Bengalis became acquainted with European civilisation and culture. This...

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    Sufia Kamal, Jahanara Imam remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on June 27, 2020

    Poet Sufia Kamal and Shaheed Janani writer Jahanara Imam were remembered at an online programme jointly organised by Liberation War Museum and Radio Shadhin 92.4...

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