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

Sahitya Akademi and Jnanpith Award winning poet depicted contempo...

Thakurmar Jhuli can any time beat Harry Potter

Dakshinaranjan Mitra created a fantasy world more than a century ...

How Bengali literature romanticizes pathar mangsho

The favourite Bengali dish that has found place in famous books ...

Walking Book Fair creates buzz in Kolkata!

Imagine a truckload of books at your doorstep

Who was Jibanananda Das’ Bonolota Sen?

On his birth anniversary GB’s tribute to the great poet

‘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 film...

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 anniversa...

Ashapurna Devi – Feminist or ‘kitchen writer?&rsquo...

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

Raksha Bharadia speaks to GB on the tricks

Learn ‘How to Make Your Blog Work’ 

Drop in at Women Writers’ Fest tomorrow

Ipsita Ganguly speaks on ‘Writing about Self’

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...

Wondrous transition of comedy in Bengali literature

Purono Kolkatar Golpo presented Hasyarasher Jibon Kahini

Tagore’s Gitanjali translated in Belarusian language

Republic of Belarus honours the great bard

GB exclusive interview with British author Janet MacLeod Trotte...

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

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...

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 Engli...

Try out recently launched translation by Prof Amita Ray

Read translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s short story Tya...

USA based author and poet Lopa Banerjee translates a story of Gol...

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

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

100 years of Sandesh – Bengal's iconic literary magaz...

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 dea...

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

GB Byomkesh Quiz on author’s birthday

Today is Saradindu Bandopadhyay’s birthday

Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay brought in unusual murder weapons...

Unusual weapons that detective Byomkesh Bakshi looked for

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

Let there be love

GB love anthology on Valentine's Day

Dallas based author shares her Kolkata Book Fair memories

Lopa Banerjee misses the book fair of Kolkata

Meeting Ruskin Bond and Devdutt Pattanaik

Student Namit Chaturvedi shares his experience

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

Saraswati Puja or Bangali Valentine’s Day?

Is Saraswati Puja the perfect setting for love?

A sweet love story on Saraswati Puja

How they met and fell in love!

“I was convinced Gautam Buddha was reborn as Christ&rdquo...

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

Female protagonists of Tagore’s short stories

Lopamudra Banerjee’s translations of Tagore’s stories...

Journalist Asha Bhatia’s new book is on ‘Modern Dub...

Bhatia speaks on the different shades of this desert nation

'Unkept Resolutions'

GB Anthology Of Poem 2018

‘DIFFERENT STROKES’

Launching GB’s short story collection of the year!

Park Street bookstore makes you environment friendly

Sip on a hot cuppa and discuss ecology with the owners

Author Sumana Roy believes in narratives of stillness

Her book has been shortlisted for Mumbai Lit Fest award

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

This weekend read an extract from USA based author’s transl...

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 

Where have all the Pagla Dashus gone?

Why do we not get students like Pagla Dashu anymore?

Why was Sister Nivedita fascinated by Mahabharata?

Reflecting on her book Cradle Tales of Hinduism

Bengali poetry book discovered from Australian Desert!

Book thought to be Quran is a poetry book

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
 

Is Chander Pahar’s Diego Alvarez a fictional character? ...

Why Bibhutibhushan chose a Portuguese explorer?

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

Bengalis embrace Islamic culture

The tale of an ancient book shop in the city