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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Jorasanko: The poetics of the Andarmahal

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Jorashanko is a book that pulls out readers into the three generations of Tagore family. The 'high politics', romance, tragedy and the little things that make up a
Jorasanko: The poetics of the Andarmahal

Wresting Golda Meir from the shadows

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In late September 1973, Israel's Labor Party made its final campaign pitch for the upcoming elections. It placed ads in all the newspapers with a picture of its
Wresting Golda Meir from the shadows

Awakening the senses

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The Famished Road is the kind of journey that you wish to retake every few years, mimicking themes of reincarnation and echoing the "life imitating art" mantra. Its
Awakening the senses

Achena: Gem of a Bangla translation

| By and Liton Chakraborty Mithun
Liton Chakraborty Mithun unfolds the depth of the workTranslation is a tricky job. It is not simply converting a text from one language to another word
Achena: Gem of a Bangla translation

Dark vision of our future

| By and Liz Jensen
Liz Jensen explores the dystopia set in a future USravaged by climate change and war, as revealedby the C Clarke winner authorThe signposts have been around
Dark vision of our future

A tryst with fury

| By and Pratap Bhanu Mehta
Pratap Bhanu Mehta illustrates the shadow of themodern myth of non-violence in an ancient and ruthless tradition, depicted by the authorOrlando Patterson once argued that the
A tryst with fury

A book urging national self-introspection

| By and Liton Chakraborty Mithun
Liton Chakraborty Mithun comes across the indications, precedents and evidence of a patriotic authorAmong the Bengalis scientists are not many in number. The number of scientists
A book urging national self-introspection

It's the way he tells it...

| By and Philip Hensher
Philip Hensher explores an architecturally sound but curiously furnished novel by Kazuo IshiguroAll in all, Kazuo Ishiguro is a pretty odd novelist. His voice is studiedly
It's the way he tells it...

Fit, obese or insecure?

| By and Pratik Kanjilal
Pratik Kanjilal reviews a lively introduction to the most disturbing questions of the modern world that reveal by the author.Every time a new Jacques Peretti book
Fit, obese or insecure?

A worth reading Bengali book on W. B. Yeats

| By and Niranjan Mandal
Niranjan Mandal comes across the amour, elegance and lovability of women depicted in W.B. Yeats poetryYeatser Kobitay Naari O Nikunjo (Women and Domain in Yeats' Poetry)
A worth reading Bengali book on W. B. Yeats

An ode to reality: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

| By and Nazmun Naher Shishir
Nazmun Naher Shishir explores the tale of fallen people of Indian society, unveils the agony and endurance narrated by the authorArundhati Roy, an activist, and a
An ode to reality: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Archive of a poet's reflections

| By and Liton Chakraborty Mithun
Liton Chakraborty Mithun point out the hope, desire, hardship and pain of poetry that uttered by the authorThe very first time I heard the name of
Archive of a poet's reflections

Imagining the nation

| By and Tanika Sarkar
Tanika Sarkar examines alternative nationalist visions to counter  arguments for an unilinear narrative, as revealed by Sugata BoseSeveral essays in this important volume reflect on the
Imagining the nation

Clone alone

| By and M John Harrison
The children of Hailsham House are afraid of the woods. In the days when their guardians were much stricter, the school myth goes, a boy's body was found
Clone alone

An almanac illustrating natural abundance of CHT

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Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury evaluates a textual drive to explore the environmental affluence of Chittagong Hill Tracts. Bangladesh is a land of peerless natural beauty. The
An almanac illustrating natural abundance of CHT

An unputdownable translation

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Liton Chakraborty Mithun comes across some fresh translations to unveil  physical and psychological journey of an African boyChinua Achebe is called the Father of African Literature
An unputdownable translation

Kazuo Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant'

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Neil Gaiman comes across the creativity that exposed by the  Nobel laureate authorFantasy is a tool of the storyteller. It is a way of talking about
Kazuo Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant'

A book of poems for enjoying something different

| By and Main Uddin Ahmed
Main Uddin Ahmed unveils the poet's capability of attracting the readers to his own world.Dhyanmagno Om' is a bundle of poems written by Rezaul Karim which
A book of poems for enjoying something different

A brilliant poetical experiment

| By and Liton Chakraborty Mithun
Liton Chakraborty Mithun explores the essence of a rhymer's life as depicted in the poetry.Kausar Ahmed Chaudhury is a rare combination of multifaceted talent and creativity.
A brilliant poetical experiment

Discovering a detective novel...

| By and Ishrat Binte Aftab
Ishrat Binte Aftab is amazed by the writer's strong grasp in twisted story making and conserving suspense consistently. As a part of growing up, we all
Discovering a detective novel...

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