Star Books Report

‘Untranquil Recollections’: Revisiting the past with Professor Rehman Sobhan

On March 9, 2024, University Press Limited (UPL) hosted a discussion with Professor Rehman Sobhan, moderated by Dr Akhter Mahmood, on the two volumes of 'Untranquil Recollections'

Court rules: Elif Shafak found guilty of plagiarism

The court also ruled that the Türkiye-based Dogan Kitap Publishing House was liable for material compensation as well as moral damages.

The changes in our reading habits this year

The changes in our reading habits this year

UPL organises Book Talk highlighting the essence of Bengali poets writing in English

In this discussion, a throughline was drawn from the early 20th century to the early 21st.

An evening of spooks and screams

Each submission, whether poem or prose, was limited to 250 words, and the first team to complete all the prompts would be crowned the winning house.

Poet Asad Chowdhury no more

With the publication of his first collection of poems, Tabak Deya Paan in 1975, Bangla literary scene witnessed the emergence of a powerful new voice.

Book-Buzz back with its second iteration

Ushinor Majumdar’s book details how, since Partition, the Pakistan military junta had continued to exert unjust power over Bengal and its resident Bengalis.

Eminent author, journalist Gita Mehta passes away

Mehta also directed the documentary film Dateline Bangladesh based on her time stationed in Bangladesh during the war.

March 12, 2024
March 12, 2024

‘Untranquil Recollections’: Revisiting the past with Professor Rehman Sobhan

On March 9, 2024, University Press Limited (UPL) hosted a discussion with Professor Rehman Sobhan, moderated by Dr Akhter Mahmood, on the two volumes of 'Untranquil Recollections'

January 28, 2024
January 28, 2024

Court rules: Elif Shafak found guilty of plagiarism

The court also ruled that the Türkiye-based Dogan Kitap Publishing House was liable for material compensation as well as moral damages.

December 31, 2023
December 31, 2023

The changes in our reading habits this year

The changes in our reading habits this year

December 24, 2023
December 24, 2023

UPL organises Book Talk highlighting the essence of Bengali poets writing in English

In this discussion, a throughline was drawn from the early 20th century to the early 21st.

November 8, 2023
November 8, 2023

An evening of spooks and screams

Each submission, whether poem or prose, was limited to 250 words, and the first team to complete all the prompts would be crowned the winning house.

October 5, 2023
October 5, 2023

Poet Asad Chowdhury no more

With the publication of his first collection of poems, Tabak Deya Paan in 1975, Bangla literary scene witnessed the emergence of a powerful new voice.

October 2, 2023
October 2, 2023

Book-Buzz back with its second iteration

Ushinor Majumdar’s book details how, since Partition, the Pakistan military junta had continued to exert unjust power over Bengal and its resident Bengalis.

September 17, 2023
September 17, 2023

Eminent author, journalist Gita Mehta passes away

Mehta also directed the documentary film Dateline Bangladesh based on her time stationed in Bangladesh during the war.

September 17, 2023
September 17, 2023

"Abul Mansur Ahmad had been constantly fighting for change in the society”

Describing Abul Mansur Ahmed as a multi-faceted personality, the speakers said that from a sense of responsibility to the society, he has constantly fought for the rights of citizens, freedom of speech and change in the society.

August 19, 2023
August 19, 2023

Applications for the next session of Write Beyond Borders are now open

The lineup of mentors includes a range of writers from South Asia, currently based in and publishing from all over the globe.

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