Bangladesh

Ekushey Book Fair set for launch
The monthlong Ekushey Book Fair begins on Monday, hoping to see publication of about 4,000 new books.
image-fallback
Banker Mamun Rashid brought a book to the Ekushey Book Fair Friday: Keno Jamini Na Jete Jagalena.
Bangla Academy bans sales of book for 'seedy' cover
Bangla Academy has banned sales of a book at Ekushey Book Fair on charges of what it said was an objectionable cover and unacceptable ways of marketing.
Maskwaith Ahsan sends Monga Caravan on its way
Journalist and author Maskwaith Ahsan launched his intriguingly titled Monga Caravan Sunday. A published author in Bengali, Maskwaith's first venture into English is a collection of eight short storie ...
image-fallback
Book lovers, enjoying a more organised and people-friendly environment at this year's book fair, have sent first day book sales soaring. The annual book fair, as one visitor says, is one of the few pl ...
image-fallback
The government is thinking of formulating a national book policy to give a boost to the country's book industry, chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed said Friday.
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
Editor-in-Chief and Publisher