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Book Review: Bhenge Jawa Swopner Kotha

Book Review: Bhenge Jawa Swopner Kotha

Bhenge Jawa Swopner Kotha is a memorable book of writer-journalist Jamaluddin Jamal. The content of the book lies on its title. In this Jamaluddin has described his childhood, adolescence

Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman

Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman

Muazzam Hussain Khan :Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman (1928-2014), educationist and a thoughtful writer, was born on 3rd December in 1928 at village Dayarampur in Jangipur subdivision of Murshidabad in

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Literature Desk :Edgar Allan Poe’s (1809-1849) stature as a major figure in world literature is primarily based on his ingenious and profound short stories, poems, and critical theories, which

In quest of reading

Faruque Ahmed :In my secondary school days in the early 1960s, apart from reading textbooks, I developed a deep fascination for reading books including novels, short stories, fictions, poems,

Nobel Laureate Poet T S Eliot

Nobel Laureate Poet T S Eliot

Literature Desk :TS Eliot (September 26, 1888-January 4, 1965) was renowned for his literary criticism as he was for his poetry. He was a groundbreaking 20th-century Poet who is

Love! A symbol of peace

-Mohammad Mamun MiaLove!  Love! Love! You are my Love It may be a bluff; Everything in the world is very tough. Give and take is the go of the

The Brook

- Lord TennysonI come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley.By thirty hills I hurry

Natyacharya Selim Al Deen

Natyacharya Selim Al Deen

Saymon Zakaria :Selim Al Deen (1949-2008), playwright, teacher, was born on 18 August, 1949 in the village Senerkhil under coastal Sonagazi upazila, Feni. His father Mofizuddin Ahmed was a

Numbers

 -Gazi Abdulla-hel BaquiNumbers are one and numeral within ten,Mathematics of life is solved by these symbols,When dropped from mouth and poured from pen,Numbers come flowing like living falls.With numerical

Poet, essayist Khondakar Ashraf Hossain

Poet, essayist Khondakar Ashraf Hossain

Literature Desk :Khondakar Ashraf Hossain (4 January 1950-16 June 2013) was a leading post-modernist poet, essayist, translator and editor of Bangladesh. Early life and educationHe was born in Joynagar

Novelist Shawkat Osman

Novelist Shawkat Osman

Syed Azizul Huq :Shawkat Osman (1917-1998), educationist, novelist, short story writer, was born on 2nd January in 1917 in Hughli, West Bengal, India. His real name was Sheikh Azizur

Polli Kobi Jasim Uddin

Polli Kobi Jasim Uddin

Bimal Guha :Jasim Uddin (1903-1976), poet and litterateur, was born on 1st January in 1903 at his maternal uncle's home in Tambulkhana, Faridpur. His father Ansar Uddin Mollah was

Children’s writer Ekhlasuddin Ahmed

Children’s writer Ekhlasuddin Ahmed

Literature Desk :Ekhlasuddin Ahmed (15 December 1940-24 December 2014) was a Bangladeshi children’s writer. He was awarded the Ekushey Padak, one of the highest civilian awards in Bangladesh, in

Novelist J D Salinger

Novelist J D Salinger

Literature Desk :With his landmark novel Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger (1919-2010) was an influential 20th-century American writer. He was a literary giant. His landmark novel, The Catcher

Poet Kumudranjan Mallik

Poet Kumudranjan Mallik

Wakil Ahmed :Kumudranjan Mallik (1883-1970), poet and educationist, was born on 3rd March 1883 in the district of Burdwan. His father was Purnachandra Mallik. Kumudranjan passed the BA examination

Writer, scholar J R R Tolkien

Writer, scholar J R R Tolkien

Wayne G Hammond :JR R Tolkien, in full John Ronald Revel Tolkien, (born January 3, 1892, Bloemfontein, South Africa-died September 2, 1973 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England), English writer and scholar

Novelist F Scott Fitzgerald

Novelist F Scott Fitzgerald

Literature Desk :Novelist F Scott Fitzgerald (24 September 1896-21 December 1940) born at 1st Paul, Minnesota, is known for his turbulent personal life and his famous novel The Great

Novelist Sarder Jayenuddin

Novelist Sarder Jayenuddin

Mohammad Daniul Huq :Sarder Jayenuddin (1918-1986) fiction writer, was born in a peasant family in the village of Kamarhati in Pabna. His real name was Muhammad Jayenuddin Biswas. After

Poet, writer Mahbub-ul-Alam Chowdhury

Poet, writer Mahbub-ul-Alam Chowdhury

Nasrin Akhter :Mahbub-ul-Alam Chowdhury (1927-2007) was a poet, journalist, writer and activist of the Bengali Language Movement and also composer of the first poem on 21 February 1952.As an

Poet John Milton

Poet John Milton

Literature Desk :John Milton (1608-c1674) English poet, pamphleteer, and historian, is best known for writing 'Paradise Lost,' widely regarded as the greatest epic poem in English.John Milton is best

Novelist, Poet Emily Bronte

Novelist, Poet Emily Bronte

Joyce M S Tompkins :Emily Bronte, in full Emily Jane Bronte, pseudonym Ellis Bell, (born July 30, 1818, Thornton, Yorkshire, England-died December 19, 1848, Haworth, Yorkshire), English novelist and

Novelist Manik Bandyopadhyay

Novelist Manik Bandyopadhyay

Syed Azizul Huq :Manik Bandyopadhyay (1908-1956), novelist and short story writer, was born in the town of Dumka in Santal Pargana, Bihar, on 29 May in 1908, where his

Litterateur, educationist Roquiah Sakhawat Hossain

Litterateur, educationist Roquiah Sakhawat Hossain

Shahida Akhter :Loquiah Sakhawat Hossain, (1880-1932) litterateur, educationist, social reformer, played a pioneering role in awakening Muslim women. She was born on 9 December 1880 into a landed family

To have written in history

-Mosarrof Hossain BhuiyanIn which country farmers labourers all would be the great-heroThe people built happy home with sweet dream in bosom.Anywhere in the world such a sweet country will

Novelist Jane Austen

Contd from  Page 8 :By contrast, Marianne’s older sister, Elinor, is the guiding light of ‘sense,’ or prudence and discretion, whose constancy toward her lover, Edward Ferrars, is rewarded

Novelist Jane Austen

Novelist Jane Austen

Brian C Southam :Jane Austen, (born December 16, 1775, Steventon, Hampshire, England-died July 18, 1817, Winchester, Hampshire), was an English writer who first gave the novel its distinctly modern

Folk Poet Abdul Hye Mashreki

Folk Poet Abdul Hye Mashreki

Literature Desk :Abdul Hye Mashreki (1 April 1909 - 4 December 1988) was a renowned folk litterateur and poet of Bangladesh. In the 30s and 40s, he got a

Writer, playwright Zia Haider

Literature Desk :Zia Haider (18 November 1936 2 September 2008) was a writer, poet, playwright, translator and professor. His full name was Sheikh Faisal Abdur Rouf Mohammad Ziauddin Haider.

Educationist, linguist Golam Maksud Hilali

Educationist, linguist Golam Maksud Hilali

Tasiqul Islam :Golam Maksud Hilali (1900-1961), educationist, linguist and litterateur, was born on 30 November 1900 at Fulbari in Sirajganj. He obtained his MA in Persian (1924) and in

Writer Syed Emdad Ali

Writer Syed Emdad Ali

Mohammad Abdul AwwalAli, Syed Emdad (1875-1956), was a writer, editor. He was born in a family in Bikrampur, Munshiganj. He had to earn his bread while at school and