Humayun Ahmed: When the author and the reader became one

July 23, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Humayun Ahmed: When the author and the reader became one

Humayun Ahmed’s body belonged to the writer but the soul belonged to us. The man who for nearly four decades had painted with words the middle-class sensibilities of an entire people has passed away.
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The autobiography of an unknown Bangladeshi

July 15, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
The autobiography of an unknown Bangladeshi

This is an amazing book because although it is the tale of the most successful Bengali politician of all times, it is one of the simplest stories told. The lack of pretension and straightforwardness of the narrative is humbling.
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