Bengali

Stranded in Geneva Camp

Life in the largest refugee camp for Bangladesh’s Urdu-speaking community.

| Jun 27, 2019

Nagarkirtan’s intersections

Kaushik Ganguly’s transgender love story is a nuanced and unflinching account of life on the margins.

| Jun 03, 2019

Mr Moti

A short story

| Jan 14, 2019

The myth of the Assamese Bangladeshi

What's behind the unrelenting myth that Assam is overrun by Bangladeshi migrants?

| Jul 31, 2018

Food for train journeys

Arunava Sinha’s collection of translated Bengali short stories offers a quirky mix of the expected and the unknown.

| Jul 27, 2016

The eddies in the boundary

Goutam Ghose’s 'Sankhachil' over-simplifies West Bengal-Bangladesh border politics.

| Jun 22, 2016

The ghosts of Harlem past

The history of Southasians in America is richer than the discourse suggests.

| Mar 16, 2015

Ricefields

A first-time translation of the short story ‘Dhaan’ by Bengali writer Jyotirmoyee Devi

That easy intimacy

A Pakistani re-discovers Bangladesh.

| Oct 01, 2011

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