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A bringer of light: In an age of Internet book challenges, why we must remember a modest Bangladeshi man
For 30 years, Polan Sarkar remained the 'walking library' for villagers who had to drop out of school for financial reasons. But who could read books, thanks to Polan.
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These should be read by everyone who cares about literature.
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His rejection of the mindset that is at work to cleanse the country of dissent and diversity is based on Pakistan's rich past that transcends national boundaries.
Few have read classics beyond the compulsory reading at schools. Almost none can recite a major poem or quote from a classic play.
My college students do not know how to read a book. They insist on a summary or ask for power points.
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I had never read someone before taking the base urges and making literary magic out of them.
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Rough Cut | 5-minute read