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Finding myself in Orhan Pamuk books

It is also etched in the corners of multiple pages of the notebook I am writing this draft in. It is on my passport, also on my pajamas. It is the word the world knows me by—my name. Specifically, my last name, Nuri.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Guba Books organises Stories in the Park!

The event saw the launching of children's books in both English and Bangla, namely Ami Bokul, Sun Moon Secret and Where are the Chonchols? 

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Finding myself in Orhan Pamuk books

It is also etched in the corners of multiple pages of the notebook I am writing this draft in. It is on my passport, also on my pajamas. It is the word the world knows me by—my name. Specifically, my last name, Nuri.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Andy Warhol & Truman Capote talk out their anxieties

Andy Warhol suggested they tape their conversations on his Sony Walkman, to which Truman Capote agrees.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Jane Borges’ 'Bombay Balchão' is a crafty explosion of flavour

The characters crackle with life, quirky and contradictory, despicable and sympathetic in turns.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

6 books we recommend this week

When you go to a book-store, it is often difficult to choose from the plethora of newly released books available. The following list should help when deciding what new books to buy.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

5 books on Argentina’s football history

For fans of the Argentinia team, these five books can be a portal to favourite moments in football history. 

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Blood, sweat, and football

The doctors told me that I should forget about playing football. But I just had one thing on my mind: I was going to be back on the pitch again and prove everyone wrong. 

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Plaantik’s ode to the football culture of Bangladesh

To celebrate football culture of Bangladesh, Plaantik has launched its sports anthology.

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

On poet Sufia Kamal: A revolutionary journey

She came out from the cocoon of the accepted designated roles of women and marched forward to live an extraordinary life. 

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Simon & Schuster's owner to let sale to Penguin fall apart, sources say

Bertelsmann will owe Paramount a USD 200 million break-up fee as a result of the transaction falling apart.