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    #MeToo rocks Turkey's literary world

    Agence France-Presse. Ankara | Updated at 11:11am on December 22, 2020

    Sexual assault and harassment allegations have shaken Turkey's literary world, creating a rare #MeToo moment as women break taboos and speak out in the still...

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    In conversation with Shamset Tabrejee

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:11pm on December 21, 2020

    Poet-painter Shamset Tabrejee’s first book of poems was published in 1992. However, his poems began to appear in various little magazines and dailies back in...

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    Selim Morshed receives Loke Literary Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on December 20, 2020

    Fiction writer Selim Morshed received Loke Literary Award 2019 at a programme held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Saturday. The award...

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    Former secy, writer Manjure Mawla dies of COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 02:33pm on December 20, 2020

    Former secretary and writer Manjure Mawla died of COVID-19 at a hospital in the capital Sunday morning. He was 81. Bangla Academy public relations officer...

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    PM to take final decision regarding book fair 2021

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:19pm on December 15, 2020

    The fate of Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 depends on the decision of the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, as the cultural affairs ministry has sent...

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    Tarunner Ucchash holds poetry festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on December 14, 2020

    Recitation troupe Tarunner Ucchash Bachik Shilpa Charcha Kendra Chattogram arranged a three-day recitation festival following hybrid format to entertain the audience amid the COVID-19...

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    British spy thriller author John le Carre dies aged 89

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:42pm on December 14, 2020

    John le Carre, the British writer best known for his Cold War espionage novels ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ and ‘The Spy Who Came In From...

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    British thriller writer John le Carre passes away

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:35am on December 14, 2020

    John le Carre, the British writer best known for his Cold War espionage novels Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Spy Who Came in From...

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    Publishers demand physical Amar Ekushey Book Fair

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:59pm on December 13, 2020

    Publishers on Sunday demanded that the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 should be held at the usual venues following health directives. They made the remark...

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    Shakhawat Tipu’s Paap Punya released online

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:40pm on December 12, 2020

    Poet Shakhawat Tipu’s collection of haiku poems titled Paap Punya has been published under the banner of Boibhob Prakashani. It is the first collection of...