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London’s 17th-century plague and our global pandemic

Art has always been both a mirror of and a balm for human experience through disaster. In this short series, an author of Daily Star Books—our book publishing imprint—will periodically explore a facet of this link between literature and our ongoing battle with Covid-19.

A simple, straightforward reading of South Asian history

Dr Nurul Islam has been a towering presence in the intellectual landscape of Bangladesh. He has graduate degrees from Harvard, and held prestigious fellowships at Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, Yale and the Netherland School of Economics, was Professor and Chair of Economics at Dhaka University, and the author of about 29 books of some scholarly heft and influence.

Charting Bangladesh’s economic growth

The recently published book Bangladesh’s Road to Long-term Economic Prosperity, written by Professor MG Quibria, is a precise, concise and fairly down-to-earth presentation of the story of Bangladesh’s development from its birth to the present.

April 25, 2020
April 25, 2020

London’s 17th-century plague and our global pandemic

Art has always been both a mirror of and a balm for human experience through disaster. In this short series, an author of Daily Star Books—our book publishing imprint—will periodically explore a facet of this link between literature and our ongoing battle with Covid-19.

August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019

A simple, straightforward reading of South Asian history

Dr Nurul Islam has been a towering presence in the intellectual landscape of Bangladesh. He has graduate degrees from Harvard, and held prestigious fellowships at Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, Yale and the Netherland School of Economics, was Professor and Chair of Economics at Dhaka University, and the author of about 29 books of some scholarly heft and influence.

June 2, 2019
June 2, 2019

Charting Bangladesh’s economic growth

The recently published book Bangladesh’s Road to Long-term Economic Prosperity, written by Professor MG Quibria, is a precise, concise and fairly down-to-earth presentation of the story of Bangladesh’s development from its birth to the present.