Books set in Bangladesh (7)


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Banker To The Poor : Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty by Muhammad Yunus EN

Rating: 4     17 Votes
Country: Asia / Bangladesh flag Bangladesh
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The inspirational story of how Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus invented microcredit, founded the Grameen Bank, and transformed the fortunes of millions of poor people around the world. Muhammad Yunus was a professor of economics in Bangladesh, who realized that the most impoverished members of his community were systematically neglected by the banking system -- no one would loan them any money. Yunus conceived of a new form of banking -- microcredit -- that would offer very small loans to the poorest people without collateral, and teach them how to manage and use their loans to create succes... continue

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Brick Lane : A Novel by Monica Ali EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Bangladesh flag Bangladesh
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“A book you won’t be able to put down. A Bangladeshi immigrant in London is torn between the kind, tedious older husband with whom she has an arranged marriage (and children) and the fiery political activist she lusts after. A novel that’s multi-continental, richly detailed and elegantly crafted.” —Curtis Sittenfeld, author of Sisterland After an arranged marriage to Chanu, a man twenty years older, Nazneen is taken to London, leaving her home and heart in the Bangladeshi village where she was born. Her new world is full of mysteries. How can she cross the road without being hit by a car (an o... continue

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Folk-Tales of Bengal - With 32 Illustrations in Colour by Warwick Goble by Behari Day EN

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Country: Asia / India flag India
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Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in children's literature. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1850s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children.

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I Remember Abbu by Humayun Azad EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Bangladesh flag Bangladesh
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A touching story of war, family, innocence, and memory from one of the top Bengali writers of all time. For the first time translated into English. Bangladesh, 1971: the war of independence from Pakistan has torn through peaceful villages and turned life upside down. In the midst of war, one young girl holds on as she discovers the world's unpredictability. During her father's prolonged absence, she reminisces about the essence of her abbu, an esteemed professor, loving community leader, and now unexpected warrior. She is moved by his quiet determination to preserve Bengali language and cultur... continue

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Lajja by Taslima Nasrin EN

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Country: Asia / Bangladesh flag Bangladesh
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The Dattas have lived in Bangladesh all their lives. Despite being members of a small Hindu community, they refuse to leave the country. And then, on 6 December 1992, the Babri Masjid at Ayodhya is demolished by a mob of Hindu fundamentalists. The nightmare inevitably arrives at the Dattas' doorstep, and their world begins to fall apart.

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Revenge by Taslima Nasrin EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Bangladesh flag Bangladesh
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Between husbands and wives, sometimes revenge is the best way to get even.