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Goethe and ‘HerStory Foundation’ to host circle reading on Wednesday

German cultural institution Goethe-Institut Bangladesh and HerStory Foundation will jointly host an online reading circle from the short story collection 'Mother Steals a Bicycle and Other Stories' ...

Goethe and ‘HerStory Foundation’ to host circle reading on Wednesday

Childrens' stories differ in Russian, US approaches to emotion

Russian culture seems to value all emotions -- including negative emotions -- and it is important to learn from these emotions

Childrens' stories differ in Russian, US approaches to emotion

Finish printing school textbooks immediately

The government has been providing text books free of cost to primary and secondary level students since 2010. The tradition of handing out books to the students on the first day of the year has been ...

Editorial

Uncertain future for the booksellers of Kabul

The problem with this publication, a bookseller in the Afghan capital Kabul explains, is not so much that it's by Michelle Obama, but that she's not wearing a hijab in the cover photo

This picture taken on 23 October, 2021 shows Abdul Amin Hossaini, a middle-aged bookseller, talking during an interview with AFP in Kabul

13 contenders finalised for 2021 Booker Prize

The Booker Prize has launched careers and courted controversy since its creation in 1969, expanding its remit since 2013 to include authors outside the Commonwealth, Ireland and Zimbabwe

13 contenders finalised for 2021 Booker Prize

Book review

Love and longing in ninth century India

Haksar's translation of 'My Shameless Heart: Love Lyrics of Amaru Shatakam' is a piece of understated brilliance

Love and longing in ninth century India

Combination of early reading programs helps with kindergarten readiness

A new study found that the combination of two early reading programs had positive effects on preschool students

Combination of early reading programs helps with kindergarten readiness

Virtual discussion

Public confidence in government depends on accountability

‘The Underside of Living Though the Pandemic’ was launched recently. The book is a collection of writings by 19 authors from 4 continents

Public confidence in government depends on accountability

Books by show biz stars brighten the Boi Mela

Books written by a number of showbiz stars appear this year’s Ekushey Boi Mela, the annual book fair.

Books by show biz stars brighten the Boi Mela

US children's author Beverly Cleary dies

American children's author Beverly Cleary, the creator of iconic characters including Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died at 104, her publisher said Friday.

US children's author Beverly Cleary dies
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