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For the love of books

For the love of books

Mahfuzul Haque writes about a number of Facebook pages which are selling ‘used’ books to Bangladeshis, at a time when the number of ‘used’ book shops are rapidly decreasing across the country When you are alone with no one around to talk to, a book is the trusted companion that, not only helps you to gain knowledge, but also enhances […]

Disappearance of the ‘used books’ stores

Disappearance of the ‘used books’ stores

A number of shops inside Dhaka University, Motijheel, Stadium market and other areas of the city used to sell used books including novels and textbooks even till 2010. Over the past five years, the numbers of such shops have drastically diminished, as most owners of these shops reverted to selling more lucrative items like admission examination notebooks etc. New Age […]