Dhaka festival transforms literary scene

Global writers and artists gather for the Hay Literature Festival, where previously censored books are now on sale.

    The Hay Festival in Dhaka is credited with transforming the literary scene in Bangladesh. 

    Now into its fourth year, the event brings together authors from home and abroad, with a focus on South Asian literature.

    The government says the event is more important than ever after political and social unrest. 

    Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Dhaka.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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