Literature

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    Recitation show features works by leading poets

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:37pm on July 28, 2020

    Artistes entertained the audience reciting poems penned by leading poets in a virtual recitation show organised by Shonadhiti on Monday. The programme, titled ‘Shonadhiti Antarjal...

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    Tête-à-tête with literary couple Kumar and Monika Chakraborty

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:08pm on July 25, 2020

    A literary couple Kumar and Monika Chakraborty has been contributing to and kindled by the literary world over the last few decades. Kumar is a...

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    Reading habit vital for unleashing children’s imagination

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:05pm on July 23, 2020

    Poet-translator and author of several children’s books Anandamayee Majumder said that the habit of reading can help children unleash their imagination and potential. Besides, reading...

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    Faridpur-based artistes entertain poem lovers

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:56pm on July 22, 2020

    Faridpur-based recitation artistes entertained poem lovers at a virtual show held on Tuesday night. Recitation troupe Ankur Abritti Charcha Kendra organised the programme marking its...

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    Chattogram-based artistes entertain poem lovers

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:44pm on July 21, 2020

    Young recitation artistes from different districts under Chattogram division entertained poem lovers reciting poems of leading poets at a virtual show held on Monday night....

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    Humayun Ahmed’s death anniv observed

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:01am on July 20, 2020

    The 8th death anniversary of late eminent writer, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed was observed on Sunday by various organisations with limited programmes due to...

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    Writing secured my survival: Deborah Feldman

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:43pm on July 18, 2020

    Deborah Feldman was 23 when she fled her ultra-Orthodox home in New York with her son, sparking outrage in the closed Jewish community, her dramatic story...

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    Humayun Ahmed’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2020

    The eighth death anniversary of the late writer, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed will be observed today. Different organisations will observe the day by organising...

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    UK author tracks down James Bond’s home

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:15pm on July 17, 2020

    British author William Boyd believes he has discovered the London home of James Bond, after researching the character’s creator Ian Fleming and his famous books...

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    Joanna Cole, author of 'Magic School Bus' dies

    Associated Press/UNB. Dhaka | Updated at 11:50am on July 16, 2020

    Scholastic announced that Joanna Cole whose ‘Magic School Bus’ books transported millions of young people on extraordinary and educational adventures, has died. She was 75. Cole,...

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