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Jun 18, 2017
A rose of revolt: Two poems in BengaliIn the fourth part, meet Manohar Mouli Biswas — a legend in his own right who holds a mirror to Bengali society
Jun 16, 2017
Margaret Atwood to be honoured with lifetime achievement award by literary organisation PEN Center USAPEN Center USA announced on Wednesday that Margaret Atwood will accept the lifetime achievement award at their annual Literary Awards Festival in October.
Jun 15, 2017
Man Booker International Prize 2017 goes to David Grossman; first Israeli author to winIsraeli author David Grossman won the Man Booker International Prize on Wednesday, 14 June 2017, for his novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar. He will share the £50,000 ($64,000) award with translator Jessica Cohen.
Jun 11, 2017
A few poems should be unwrittenHis body of work is defined by defiance and empathy. Ambedkar, Buddha, his family, martyrs, and leaders make appearances in his poetry carrying the weight of history and the strength of his words.
Jun 06, 2017
Bob Dylan delivers Nobel Prize speech: Praises Buddy Holly's 'imaginative verses', Moby DickListen to the full Nobel Prize speech by Bob Dylan here:
Jun 04, 2017
Inequity of inequality: A lament in GujaratiIn the second part, Neerav Patel, pioneer of Dalit literature in Gujarat, poet extraordinaire, editor and translator, opens the window to his poetry.
May 14, 2017
Rebel Girls, rise: We need feminist stories for our daughters; tales that empower and inspireIn India, not much is happening in the area of feminist literature for little girls.
May 13, 2017
A Feluda Mystery: How Satyajit Ray created Bengal's most loved detective of all timeBengal produced two great detectives — Feluda and Byomkesh Bakshi. And yet, if you were to ask the average Bengali reader to name his or her favourite detective, chances are, Feluda’s name will be taken first.
May 02, 2017
Remembering Satyajit Ray: Pather Panchali, Feluda and other nostalgic musingsBengalis tend to take their “kalchaaar” very seriously and there are few personalities that we hold in higher regard than Satyajit Ray.
Apr 28, 2017
Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh conferred 52nd Jnanpith Award by President Pranab MukherjeeSankha Ghosh is known for his work in Bengali literature such as Raktakalyan, Adim Lata- Gulmomay and Murkho Baro.