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Entertainment  /  Published 20.06.22

Netflix documentaries to watch in July

D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?! Netflix has picked up a docuseries titled D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?! from Fulwell 73 Productions that will shed some light, and maybe some fresh evidence, on one of his...
By Entertainment Web Desk in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.06.22

The most adaptable Bengali detective stories (that are not Feluda or Byomkesh)

The middle-aged Basu was introduced as an unmarried man, but with the Kanta series, Sanyal introduces some modifications to his character and he’s shown to be married, with a daughter. Basu is a...
By Ujjainee Roy

Books  /  Published 12.06.22

A rediscovery of India

Have you read any recent contemporary fiction that you liked? I must tell you that I have ended up not reading any fiction in the last one year, primarily because I have had my hands full with this b...
By Shrestha Saha

Entertainment  /  Published 06.06.22

Of horror, drama and more

Dustin and Co. using bedsheets to forge a rope and pull in the gang stuck in the Upside Down is a direct nod to a similar moment in Poltergeist where a similar ‘rope’ is used to connect th...
By Priyanka Roy 

Books  /  Published 13.05.22

Barred voices

Hope Behind Bars: Notes From Indian Prisons Edited by: Sanjoy Hazarika and Madhurima Dhanuka Publisher: Pan Macmillan Price: Rs 599 Both as an experience and subject, incarceration, generally spe...
By Nabanipa Bhattacharjee

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Opinion  /  Published 30.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Usual faces 

Usual faces  Sir — Bengali literature has plenty of sleuths. But this fascination is not restricted to books. Fans can be just as excited to know who will be the face of their favourite li...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 27.04.22

Must read books for May

In the Language of Remembering: The Inheritance of Partition by Aanchal Malhotra (HarperCollins India) Oral historian Aanchal Malhotra’s 2017 book Remnants of Separation was applauded for its ...
By Shrestha Saha

Entertainment  /  Published 19.04.22

'Severance' has serious message

Innies and outies Employees of a certain floor at Lumon Industries are made to undergo a severance process, a procedure that separates their memories of their time at office from their memories of ev...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 10.04.22

Filmed fictions: Nature of multi-season serials

When I watched the first two seasons of Breaking Bad, I thought video had found in serialized shows a form to match the long immersions of the novel. There is something about the relative shortne...
By Mukul Kesavan

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Former diplomat’s thriller set in Kolkata

A retired diplomat who writes detective stories has woven his latest against the backdrop of Kolkata. The two main characters are a retired Somali ambassador, waiting to return home, and a woman priv...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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