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Kamrul Ahsan

  • Fiction Writer and Journalist
  • Sun, 11 Feb 24
Kamrul Ahsan: Fiction Writer and Journalist
Five solicitous books in Amar Ekhshey Book Fair
Five solicitous books in Amar Ekhshey Book Fair

Book Fair

Wed, 14 Feb 24

Five solicitous books in Amar Ekhshey Book Fair

The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair began two weeks ago. By this time, many important books have hit the fair. Generally, poetry books and fictions are more popular to readers. Yet some reader finds heedful books more interesting. Over the past a few years, it has been seen that the popularity of non-fictions or essay books is currently increasing in Bangladesh. Views Bangladesh correspondent has picked up five such books published this year which the readers are keeping their eyes on as well. Here's our brief take on five of those thoughtful books.

Why the Little Mag Square is so much neglected?
Why the Little Mag Square is so much neglected?

Book Fair

Sun, 11 Feb 24

Why the Little Mag Square is so much neglected?

Seeing Little Mag Square, many people are now likening it to a cowshed—rows of shops. There is no place to walk. Not enough light. Not enough chairs to sit on. Next to it is the 'Lekhak Bolchhi' podium. Rampant noises are coming from there. The Little Mag Square has been trapped in an isolated space, so few readers visit it. Since the beginning of the fair, Little Mag editors and staff have been locked in an argument with the organizing authorities. Little Mag staff editors also wanted to boycott the fair. After a series of discussions, a solution was reached. However, it cannot be said that Little Square has sufficient lights.