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  • Portraits of Bengali Life in a Bygone Era

    Light, heavy, or both? History offers the reader a choice among all three, or a combination of them.

  • Aphorisms of Humayun Azad

    Mohammad Shafiqul Islam's book of translation, Aphorisms of Humayun Azad appears to be almost as pithy and barbed as the famous

  • Islam in Performance: Contemporary Plays from South Asia

    As its title suggests, this is a collection of plays from South Asia which deal with the social and political performance of Islam in the

  • Their Lives Written with Blood

    Published as early as 1978, Rizia Rahman's Rokter Okshor is an acclaimed fictionalization of prostitution in post-Liberation War

  • Weaved through history

    Publisher: Picador Publications Date of Publication: July 2016. Price: 6.99 GBP

  • The Power of Humour

    Fun, pun, humor and satire are what characterize most of Syed Manzoorul Islam's works and his newly published Bichitra Swader Galpa(2017)ceases to be an exception.

  • Our Lifeline

    Professor Anwarul Karim, a noted educationist and researcher, is best known to the people within and outside the country as a very

  • Extreme Food - What to Eat When Your Life Depends on it...

    "There's no getting away from it; i've eaten some pretty extreme things in my time - live tarantulas, raw goat testicles, elephant dung,

  • Times Food Guide Kolkata 2014

    The Times of India Guides are targeted at both Local Residents, and Domestic and International Tourists.

  • Migrant Souls

    Untold Stories of Migrants: Dreams & Realities is a book of immense contemporary relevance. The theme of the book—the experience