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  • Key holes

    We hide our wet lace behind a trellis of plants, our voices honeyed...

  • Rice

    In the wooded marshland of Manbhoom, the mountain peaks stretched...

  • What If?
    What If?

    He said she was his Achilles' heel long before she had read...

  • A Linguistic Examination of Twelve Stories

    As part of the Library of Bangladesh series, Dhaka Translation Center (DTC) has published a translation of twelve stories written by Hasan Azizul Haq, one of the most prolific writers of contemporary Bengali literature.

  • Thinking Beyond Boundaries: An Interview with Susie Tharu

    Susie Tharu and K. Lalita are well-known in India and beyond for their path breaking publication Women Writing in

  • Redrawing Gender Boundaries in Literary Terrains 18th and 19th May 2017.

    The connections between gender and literature have a long history. Looking only at English literature, we can trace

  • Places

    The intimate impersonality of my hotel room

  • Debendranath Tagore

    This year is the bicentennial of Debendranath Tagore (1817-1905), the eldest son of Prince Dwarkanath Tagore, who was also known

  • Homing into Darkness

    As I see it, Zia Haider Rahman debut novel In the Light of What We Know (2014) turns on a high voltage light bulb of knowledge to

  • Santahar

    No, I've never been to Santa Fe.

  • Inheritance

    “… they shall inherit the earth.”

  • Tagore and Rainy Days

    Emon dine tare bola jay! On a dreamy day of endless showers, a sunless day of dense clouds, one could share the kind of mystery with

  • A Wild Kingdom

    Shravan: the beginning of monsoon. For many days, the rain clouds had dispersed their burden. From the vicinity of Nada or Lobtulia, or from the vantage point of Grant Sahib's banyan tree, one could look in any direction and see only a verdant sea of fledgling reeds.