February 21st is observed all over the world as International Mother Language Day. Even within Bangladesh, the emphasis is on the language movement of 1952 and the right of people to use their own language in their worldly pursuits. However, this day means a lot more to a lot of people. As the popular Bangla… Read more »
It is a feeling, a very helpless feeling.
For the few years that I was living outside Bangladesh, one of the things I missed the most was the Ekushey Book Fair
The Hay Festival, Bangladesh’s premier English language literary festival
On November 17, the Sensus Theater at the Citizens’ House
Growing up, I loved reading the books of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. His magnum opus, 100 Years of Solitude