Literature

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    Meghan Markle to release children’s book titled The Bench

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:52am on May 05, 2021

    Meghan Markle is to release a children’s book titled The Bench inspired by her husband Prince Harry’s bond with their son Archie, the couple’s foundation...

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    In conversation with Ishrat Tania

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:00pm on May 03, 2021

    Fiction writer Ishrat Tania said her effort in exploring authenticity in literature involves ‘dream writing’. She uses the techniques to traverse a variety of subjects...

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    Sumon’s Shamsur Rahmaner Kabyaswar available at bookshops

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on May 02, 2021

    Poet and essayist Faruq Sumon’s collection of essays entitled Shamsur Rahmaner Kabyaswar is now available at different bookshops and online platforms. Shamsur Rahmaner Kabyaswar contains...

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    UK’s Royal Shakespeare Company names first female head

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:08pm on April 30, 2021

    Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) on Wednesday announced Shriti Vadera as its new chair, the first female and person of colour to lead the prestigious...

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    Jabbar’s Jibaner Chhuti Nei available at bookshops

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on April 30, 2021

    Aspiring writer Jabbar Al Nayeem’s collection of short stories entitled Jibaner Chhuti Nei is now available at different bookshops and online platforms. The book has...

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    Habibullah Siraji undergoes surgery

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on April 28, 2021

    Poet and director general of Bangla Academy Habibullah Siraji underwent surgery at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital on Tuesday night. KM Mujahidul Islam, director at Bangla Academy,...

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    Habibullah Siraji shifted to ICU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:21pm on April 27, 2021

    Poet and Bangla Academy director general Habibullah Siraji was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit of Bangladesh Specialized Hospital on Tuesday. Siraji, 72, is suffering...

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    In Iraqi Kurdistan, book clubs and science fiction offer ‘escape’

    Agence France-Presse . Arbil | Updated at 10:04pm on April 25, 2021

    Huda Kathem waits anxiously for feedback on her first novel, scrutinised by a book club in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Arbil, where young authors are breathing new...

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    Ailing Bulbul Chy seeks PM’s support for treatment

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on April 25, 2021

    Ekushey Padak-winning fiction writer Bulbul Chowdhury, who is suffering from lung cancer, is seeking financial support from prime minister Sheikh Hasina for his treatment abroad....

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    Sagar Sharma’s Kalahaninad available at bookshops

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on April 23, 2021

    Aspiring poet Sagar Sharma’s collection of poems entitled Kalahaninad is now available at different bookshops and online platforms. Kalahaninad contains 59 poems. It was published...

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