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Vidyasagar not just wrote Borno Parichay but several books on widow remarri...

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar brought liberalism in Bengali literature

Author who created ‘Fearless Women’ in Indian literature

From Rajlakshmi to Chandramukhi to Kiranmayi

Chander Pahar’s Diego Alvarez- a real life character or a fictional?

Why did Bibhutibhushan choose a Portuguese explorer?

Celebrating Tutu-Bhutu, and the genius of Dhiren Bal

Beloved Bengali children's classic 'Tutu-Bhutu' turned 60 recently

Why don’t we get a Pagla Dashu anymore?

Where have all the Pagla Dashu's gone?

Bamabodhini Patrika of 19thcentury Bengal gave women of the Andarmahal a sp...

The journal opened the window to women emancipation

The man who wrote down Bengal's first ghost stories, in English!

The Rev. Lal Behari Dey was a preacher and professor. But he was also a boy who never forgot the stories heard in childhood

Sukanta Bhattacharya, whose poetry was born from irrevocable trauma of war ...

Aren’t his poems relevant during the recent migrant labourer crisis?

The earliest Bengali prose in print, with a touch of Portugal

Way back in the 17th century, the Portuguese became the first people to print Bangla prose. Here’s how

Banaphul -- The master short storyteller

On his birth anniversary GB tribute

Bankim Chandra’s Devi Chaudhurani still alive in a Jalpaiguri Temple

Devi Chadhurani and Bhabani Pathak might have led the Sanyasi Movement

Music director and actor Kazi Nazrul Islam and how Tagore helped him

Rabindranath Tagore overruled Visva Bharati and helped Nazrul

When two planets were engaged in a chat – why Tagore and Einstein never a...

Tagore’s higher universal consciousness and Einstein’s scientific views

Why Bengal’s Dalit poet Kalyani Thakur uses the surname ‘Charal’

In her quest for dignity for all down-trodden humans

The poet who wrote and designed his own wedding card – Tagore at his best...

On Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary a tribute

Lord Buddha had deeply impacted Rabindranath Tagore

From Chandalika to Srimati, Lord Buddha was the driving force

Let leaf art go viral


Decoding how books turned our favourite companions during Lockdown

On World Book Day, a best friend that we cannot part with

Devi Chaudhurani--Bengal’s very own Bandit Queen

Devi Chaudhurani played a role in Sanyasi Revolt

Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay and his unusual murder weapons

On his birthday GB remembers the unusual success of his Byomkesh series

What did Tagore write after his dear son died in a cholera epidemic?

On World Poetry Day let’s tackle grief and panic with poetry

Samaresh Basu – the most prolific author of Bengal who was surrounded by ...

One of the best activist authors who relied on semi-rural and social issues

Subho Thakur, the rebel of Jorasanko who created Pansy & Piko

Why Subho Thakur denied his ‘Tagore’ link

Vignettes of erstwhile Kolkata from Hutom Pyanchar Naksha

On birth anniversary of Kaliprasanna Singha

Bengal’s endangered tribal languages --- are they being revived?

GB traces the languages on the verge of extinction

Why Jibanananda’s Banalata Sen is a cult poem?

On his birth anniversary, remembering the poet

Kashiprasad Ghosh - unsung ‘English’ poet and author of colonial Bengal...

Ghosh was praised for his writings by European critics

Ode to Padatik poet Subhash Mukhopadhyay on his birth anniversary

What set Mukhopadhyay’s political beliefs apart?

GB Exclusive interview with Russian author Anna Goncharova

Children literature is important to nurture young minds

Kolkata to host unique Women Writers’ Festival this weekend

Women writers of the city will discuss on various issues

Uttarpara Library, the first public library of India still has 300-year-old...

Australia based entrepreneur Indranil Halder walks through this treasure trove

This book fair, celebrate the connect between Tagore and Russian poet Pushk...

Did you know several Russian students pursue their PhD on Tagore?

Kolkata Book Fair brings back Russian Literature to Kolkata this year!

Relive your childhood with ‘Baba Yaga’ or your college days with Chekhov

How Madhusudan Dutta defied Ram and made Meghnad the hero

When the villain of Hindu mythology turns a hero in an epic poem

Mahasweta Devi was more a socialist than a communist!

Why the author distanced herself from the communist party?

Abhijit Banerjee wore a dhoti while receiving Nobel Prize! How dhoti carrie...

Tracing the history of this quintessential Bengali attire

Bengal’s own Agatha Christie Prabhavati Devi and her female detective...

Prabhavati invaded male domain of detectives decades ago

Ram and Sita were siblings? Linguist Suniti Kumar Chattopadhyay proved thro...

How Bhashacharya Suniti Kumar raised a furor 5 decades ago

Bengal embraced Lord Rama not on religious lines, but as a product of Bhakt...

Krittibasi Ramayan gives social picture of Bengal in middle ages

When Bengal’s history reaches the shores of Australia through William...

Sydney based Bengali entrepreneur Indranil Halder on the evening

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerji lands in Kolkata, look at his book launch

Will Good Economics for Hard Times answer to India’s economic slowdown?

18th-century Bengali Poetry Book discovered from Australian Desert!

Book thought to be Quran is in reality a poetry book!

Is poetry lost in translation?

IPPL discusses through ‘Tryst with Poetry in Translation’

 Till We Meet Again showcases middle class Kolkata at its best

Author Shibaji Bose deftly plays around with aspirations and relations

Why Sibram Chakraborty could never forgive Sarat Chandra?

How the two authors split on monetary deals!

Author Shibaji Bose speaks on Till We Meet Again

Ordinary People with Extra-ordinary Stories

Tribute to the fearless and unstoppable poet Bishnu Dey on his birthday

Sahitya Akademi and Jnanpith Award winning poet depicted contemporary times

Thakurmar Jhuli can any time beat Harry Potter

Dakshinaranjan Mitra created a fantasy world more than a century ago

Walking Book Fair creates buzz in Kolkata!

Imagine a truckload of books at your doorstep

‘Hold your tongue and let me love’

Reading Tagore’s Shesher Kabita on Valentines Day

Multi-lingual poetry meet festival ends in Kolkata

GB was present at the literary gala party

The sublime world of Satyajit Ray’s Heroes and Heroines

Amitava Nag explores multi-faceted characters of Ray’s films 

Usher in a new revolution with GetBengal Renaissance

Potpourri of articles by stalwarts of Bengal

Kolkata to witness a grand Literary Gala Party tomorrow

Literoma community brings in new literary festival to the city

How Mallika Basu raises a kitchen storm with Masala?

GB speaks to famous food blogger and London based author 

Remembering Hazar Churasir Ma

Mahasweta Devi’s ever protesting pen on her birth anniversary

Ashapurna Devi – Feminist or ‘kitchen writer?’

On her birth anniversary GB delves into her world of words

Why is Young Adult the fastest growing genre in fiction today?

Writer and columnist Jashodhara Sen speaks to GB

Drop in at Women Writers’ Fest tomorrow

Ipsita Ganguly speaks on ‘Writing about Self’

Raksha Bharadia speaks to GB on the tricks

Learn ‘How to Make Your Blog Work’ 

Author and journalist Jayeeta Ganguly speaks to GB

The Art and Craft of Writing About Self 

Author and journalist Shutapa Paul speaks to GB

Challenges of writing a political biography

Not Human Bombs, Kolkata offers Human Books

The First Human Library in Kolkata in January

Author Sanjib Chattopadhyay --- as I saw him

On the wake of the author winning Sahitya Akademi

Publishers from Pakistan may join Kolkata Book Fair 2019

Plethora of Urdu books at the Book Fair to be an added attraction

Tagore’s Gitanjali translated in Belarusian language

Republic of Belarus honours the great bard

Wondrous transition of comedy in Bengali literature

Purono Kolkatar Golpo presented Hasyarasher Jibon Kahini

GB exclusive interview with British author Janet MacLeod Trotter

She will launch her latest book on Tea Planter’s Series in Kolkata

Have a poetic Sunday with translations of post Tagore poems

Ruma Chakravarti from Australia shares with GB her translations

First Ever International Poetry Extravaganza in Kolkata

Poets from across the world to converge in the city this November

FINDING THOKMAY --- Story of the Hills

GB Short Story of the week by Moinak Dutta

Happy Birthday Sunil Gangopadhyay

GB pays tribute to this great poet and author

Woman and Her Muse is all about feminine self

USA based poet Lopamudra Banerjee launches her book

India Cried That Night

Supratim Sarkar’s new book on India’s unknown freedom fighters

Celebrating 82 Years of Rupa Publishing House

GB visits their iconic store that started in Kolkata

Tale of a grieving mother

How a mother misses her only daughter

Wish to read Abanindranath Tagore’s Khirer Putul in English?

Try out recently launched translation by Prof Amita Ray

Read translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s short story Tyaag

USA based author and poet Lopa Banerjee translates a story of Golpoguchchho

How a poet is described through seven colours of a rainbow!

GB brings an event where a poet’s personality merges with a rainbow

100 years of Sandesh – Bengal's iconic literary magazine

GB brings you a documentary on its illustrous journey

Tale of the Missing Benarasi saree

Did Tilottama get back her prized possession?

GB Sunday short story: The Unsolved Mystery

How did the Chowkidaar disappear?

Why did Tagore want Nazrul to end his hunger strike?

How did ‘Robi-haara’ Nazrul accept Tagore’s death?

Unique book donation drive in Kolkata to create library

Where poets and authors performed and donated their books

Relive your childhood with Tuntunir Boi

Masterpiece by Upendra Kishore Roychowdhury

Tagore in Translation

On Rabindra Jayanti, check out these translations

Life as It Is: Short Love Story

GB Sunday Story Telling

Why Bengali language still did not get classical status?

Tracing the rich history of Bengali language

GB STORY-TELLING – Short story of the month

Prof. Amita Ray pens down a feline tale

Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay brought in unusual murder weapons

Unusual weapons that detective Byomkesh Bakshi looked for

GB Byomkesh Quiz on author’s birthday

Today is Saradindu Bandopadhyay’s birthday

Can poetry bring a social movement in Kolkata again?

GB brings to you WE and Rhythm Divine Poets’ Festival

Rhythm Divine poets bring a poetry revolution to Kolkata

Do not miss Woman Scream Int’l Poetry & Arts Festival

Ahalya down the ages

She lives in every town, every village!

When a child is witness to a rape

Does she learn to be a woman, the hard way?

New book on ‘Journey of Science in Bangla’

Two city educationists come up with iconic Bengali Science Book

Pirated books at Kolkata Book Fair!

A student of Loreto House finds out

Meeting Ruskin Bond and Devdutt Pattanaik

Student Namit Chaturvedi shares his experience

Dallas based author shares her Kolkata Book Fair memories

Lopa Banerjee misses the book fair of Kolkata

Author Harsha Dutta feels Kolkata Book Fair has lost its glory 

Why this Bengali author no more feels like going to the Book Fair

Why a Houston based author still remembers Netaji?

Shree writes about her childhood hero

A sweet love story on Saraswati Puja

How they met and fell in love!

Saraswati Puja or Bangali Valentine’s Day?

Is Saraswati Puja the perfect setting for love?

“I was convinced Gautam Buddha was reborn as Christ”

Why Swami Vivekananda thought Buddha and Christ are same?

Was Ashapurna Devi a ‘kitchen writer’ or a feminist?

GB remembers this great writer on her birthday

Journalist Asha Bhatia’s new book is on ‘Modern Dubai’

Bhatia speaks on the different shades of this desert nation

Female protagonists of Tagore’s short stories

Lopamudra Banerjee’s translations of Tagore’s stories

'Unkept Resolutions'

GB Anthology Of Poem 2018

Park Street bookstore makes you environment friendly

Sip on a hot cuppa and discuss ecology with the owners

Lopa Banerjee’s ‘The Broken Home’ (Nastanirh)

This weekend read an extract from USA based author’s translations

Author Sumana Roy believes in narratives of stillness

Her book has been shortlisted for Mumbai Lit Fest award

US based author Lopamudra Banerjee speaks to GB

On her recent translation of Tagore’s short stories

Did you know Chittaranjan Das was also a poet?

His poems were translated by none other than Aurobindo

Why author Shirshendu likes JK Rowling?

Are ghosts of his books similar to Rowling’s Potter?

GB celebrates birthday of ‘Ruskin Bond of Bengal’

Today is Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s birthday 

Why was Sister Nivedita fascinated by Mahabharata?

Reflecting on her book Cradle Tales of Hinduism

Would you like some Ping Pong Diplomacy?

The book by Nicholas Griffin

Remember Ranu’s Prothom Bhag?

It was Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay and not Bandopadhyay!

Missionary who translated Bible to Bengali is no more

Father Christian Mignon taught Bengali at St Xaviers

Read along with Jibanananda Das

On his death anniversary, GB’s tribute to the great poet

Swami Vivekananda’s poem on Goddess Kali 

How Swami Vivekananda explained ‘Kali the Mother’

Enjoy an excerpt from Saradindu’s Tungabhadrar Teerey

Historical novel of Saradindu  Bandopadhyay

Sister Nivedita’s letters released as a book

RK Mission brings out a revised book on her letters  

Excerpt from Sunil Gangopadhyay's Shei Shomoy

Fascinating classic on Bengal Renaissance

Troilokyonath Mukhopadhyay’s Domorudhor 

A chance to read Bengali satirist’s works in English

‘Poet of Science’ is no more

Space scientist Yash Pal passes away

Author Arundhati Roy on transient times

Reflecting on her latest novel

On a fashion high!

Meet Mahul Brahma, who speaks on luxury branding