Book Publications

Book Publications

Three Stories
By: Hasan Azizul Huq
Edited by: Kaiser Haq
These three stories, translated from the original Bengali, make a substation selection of his powerful, socially conscious writing available for the first time to the Anglophone reader. Highly regarded throughout the Bengali-speaking world, Huq is unique in his harrowing portrayal of the lower depths of Bengali society.
Published by Bengal Lights Books (ULAB imprint)
ISBN: 978-984-90738-2-6

Pariah and Other Poems
By: Kaiser Haq
This volume of poems offer a masterly treatment of the everyday world of social and political problems as well as the perennial themes of literature. Always rich in emotional content and intellectual implications, Haq’s poetry is also zany, quirky, and ironic.
Published by Bengal Lights Books (ULAB imprint)
ISBN: 978-984-90738-1-9

The Devil’s Thumbprint
By: Ahsan Akbar
This debut collection by a young Bangladeshi poet clearly shows that Bangladeshi poetry in English is attracting fresh talent. At once emotionally charged and infused with irony and wit, the poems will delight and entertain and also provoke serious thought.
Published by Bengal Lights Books (ULAB imprint)
ISBN: 978-984-90738-3-3

Centenary of Rabindranath’s Nobel Prize of Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore
Edited by: Rafiqul IslamPublished by ULAB’s Center for Bangla Studies in collaboration with Agamee Prakashani, Dhaka, this anthology includes 10 Bengali and English verses, as well as the introductions of the English and French editions wititten by W.B. Yeast and Andre Gide. It also includes the presentation speech given by Mr. Harald Hjärne, Chairman of the Nobel Committee of the Swedish Academy, and the acceptance speech given by Tagore.ISBN: 978-984-04-1582-3

Bangladesh: The Price of Freedom
By: Raghu RaiCo-published with University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and Niyogi Books, this book of photography covers Bangladeshis during the Liberation War of 1971. Ace photographer Ragu Rai documented the plight of the refugees, the action during the war and the jubilant scenes of victory and Independence. His treasure trove of photographs, which for over four decades he thought had been lost, was recently rediscovered.ISBN: 978-93-81523-69-8

Sex Workers and their Children in Bangladesh: Addressing Risks and Vulnerabilities
Edited by: Daniel M. Sabet, Tawhidur Rahman and Sate AhmadCo-published with ULAB’s Center for Sustainable Development and ActionAid Bangladesh, this is a compilation of research conducted as part of the Liberation and Empowerment: Attaining Dignity and Rights for Sex Works and their Children in Bangladesh (LEADR) Project.ISBN: 978-984-33-5858-5

Social Water Management among Munda People in the Sundarban
by Chiara Perucca
with Krishnopodo MundaThis is the first-ever book in English about the the Munda peoples in Bangladesh, exploring their unique water resource management. ULAB-ISD Visiting Researcher Chiara Perucca carried out her work with the collaboration of Krishna Munda, Rehnuma Binte Razzaque from BARCIK and Boruna Munda over a period of one year.

The book is designed to be a tool for NGOs and aid agencies in helping them to design and execute programs that take into account the resources and knowledge of the Munda people in a way that will make them full partners in their own empowerment.

Download the book in PDF format:

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Appendices, Bibliography, and Glossary





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