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The Daily Star Book of Bangladeshi Writing

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The Daily Star Book of Bangladeshi Writing, published to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the newspaper, represents a groundbreaking attempt on the part of the Bangladesh’s premier daily to promote and showcase English-language writing by Bangladeshis at home and abroad. The editor of the newspaper points out that “by encouraging younger Bangladeshis to write in English, by providing them with a forum where they can publish their pieces, by promoting reading in English, by helping to spread the corollary values of literacy, good citizenship, and cosmopolitanism, we help our nation to march forward.” The book features works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry by eminent as well as promising Bangladeshi English writers such as Kaiser Haq, Fakrul Alam, Mahmud Rahman, Abeer Hoque, Kazi Anis Ahmed, Afsan Chowdhury, Nuzhat Amin Mannan and Khademul Islam, among many others. It also contains some excellent translation of Bengali authors such as Syed Muztoba Ali, Syed Waliullah and Shaheen Akhtar; and poets such as Jibanananda Das, Buddhadev Bose and Shaheed Quaderi.
  • Published by
    Daily Star Books
  • Published
    2006
  • ISBN
    984-32-2968-1
  • Format
    B format (198 mm x 128 mm)
  • Pages
    336
  • Rights
    World
  • Category
    Literature
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Cover Price
    Tk 150
  • Home delivery price
    Tk 105

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The Daily Star Book of Bangladeshi Writing, published to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the newspaper, represents a groundbreaking attempt on the part of the Bangladesh’s premier daily to promote and showcase English-language writing by Bangladeshis at home and abroad. The editor of the newspaper points out that “by encouraging younger Bangladeshis to write in English, by providing them with a forum where they can publish their pieces, by promoting reading in English, by helping to spread the corollary values of literacy, good citizenship, and cosmopolitanism, we help our nation to march forward.” The book features works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry by eminent as well as promising Bangladeshi English writers such as Kaiser Haq, Fakrul Alam, Mahmud Rahman, Abeer Hoque, Kazi Anis Ahmed, Afsan Chowdhury, Nuzhat Amin Mannan and Khademul Islam, among many others. It also contains some excellent translation of Bengali authors such as Syed Muztoba Ali, Syed Waliullah and Shaheen Akhtar; and poets such as Jibanananda Das, Buddhadev Bose and Shaheed Quaderi.
  • Published by
    Daily Star Books
  • Published
    2006
  • ISBN
    984-32-2968-1
  • Format
    B format (198 mm x 128 mm)
  • Pages
    336
  • Rights
    World
  • Category
    Literature
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Cover Price
    Tk 150
  • Home delivery price
    Tk 105

Order Now

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