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Friday, May 25, 2018

The fortunate tenants

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Ten years ago, a family with dreams and eight off springs- four sons and four daughters, - two earning and six only eating came to a small town
The fortunate tenants

Adam Sol amazes audience with profound confidence

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uring this early spring Saturday morning of May 5, 2018, every member of Presenting Bengali Literature In English and Bengali Literary Resource Centre (BLRC) was running around in
Adam Sol amazes audience with profound confidence

Philip Roth, the seminal American novelist has died

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Philip Roth, the American literary icon whose novel "American Pastoral" won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, in 1998, has died, at the age of eighty-five, according to friends
Philip Roth, the seminal American novelist has died

What Snow White and the Evil Queen taught me about desire

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I was six when I first sat down to watch Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. I was not impressed. Accustomed to the newer breed of Disney heroine-the
What Snow White and the Evil Queen taught me about desire

Book readers make the best lovers, reveals survey

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Have you ever fallen head-over-heels with someone based on their reading list?If so, you're not alone because according to eHarmony, the books on your bedside table could be seriously
Book readers make the best lovers, reveals survey

My Memories Of You

| By and Syed Badrul Ahsan
My memories of you remain confinedTo the morning that came yesterday…And yet it was this morning, I think,That I saw you emerge, chewing gumBetween your teeth, you glowing in

a running mind

| By and Zarin Rafiuddin
My mind is not merely an open paragraphwith sentences that abide all regular syntaxit runs parallel in fragments and intersectif they should or crash at different timeswe created language

The Ledger of Life

| By and Zulfiqar Haider
After all these yearsWhen I opeThe ledger of lifeAll I find Is some pages blank.Memories of years Spent in sheer futilityOf a life with its branches cutThat might have

Celebrating 200th birthday of Karl Marx

| By Feature Desk
On May 5, 1818, in the southern German town of Trier, philosopher, revolutionary economist and leader Karl Marx was born. His basic ideas known as Marxism form the foundation
Celebrating 200th birthday of Karl Marx

Flurry of withdrawals rocking Swedish Academy's showpiece literature award

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The Conversation Swedish Academy is in trouble. The body, which bestows the annual Nobel Prize in Literature, has been hit by the withdrawal of a number of its members
Flurry of withdrawals rocking Swedish Academy's showpiece literature award

The tyranny of the to-read pile

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Advice to beat the credit crunch by reading those books youown but never read isn't as straightforward as it soundsOver recent months I've read plenty of articles about the
The tyranny of the to-read pile

A book about other people and therefore us

| By and Sam Jordison
"It comes as a surprise that political prescience should be yet another of the many gifts of Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk," wrote Stephen O'Shea when he reviewed Snow in
A book about other people and therefore us

Is this a new portrait of the author as a young woman?

| By and Kathryn Hughes
The long face, the flinty eyes and the open book in the background - experts believe this is a sketch of the young Eliot and that it has
Is this a new portrait of the author as a young woman?

Blind Love

| By and Main Uddin Ahmed
He received a phone call from a ladyTo see him she was very much readyBut a condition has been setThe room will be all lights leftHe asked her wasn't

An engaging discussion with Arif Anwar

| By and Kazi Aditi Zahir
In the bright cold Saturday morning of April 6, Arif Anwar, the Bangladeshi-Canadian novelist of the novel, 'The Storm' joined a reading at the Bengali Literary Resource Centre (BLRC)
An engaging discussion with Arif Anwar

The joy and despair of writing a novel

| By and Sally Rooney
I didn't mean to write a novel. The idea for Conversations with Friends - two college students who befriend a married couple - struck me at first as a
The joy and despair of writing a novel

Doubt

| By and Zarin Rafiuddin
I nursed youwith a father's and mother's androgyne's glandsI nursed youwith the simplicity of my heartthat offered the foundation of vowelsIt was never enoughyou grew and grew yet the

Thomas A. Edison's forgotten sci-fi novel

| By and Greg Daugherty
By feeding his visions for the future to a well-regarded contemporary, the prolific inventor offered a peek into his brilliant mindWhen Thomas Edison died in 1931, he
Thomas A. Edison's forgotten sci-fi novel

How Nora Webster was written

| By and Colm Tóibín
The novelist on thinking about the book every day for a decade and how listening to Beethoven helped him capture a widow's loss.I wrote the first chapter of my
How Nora Webster was written

Potential of A Memory

| By and Zarin Rafiuddin
in the light of the sun through a window; sized medium, shutters green-slightit slits on the top; reminds me of old cameras - yet what it records?life inside or

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