The Football Factor(y)!!!

The Champions League is just over. The season ends with an English dominance after almost a few decades. At last, football comes back home. But is that all for the football fans? The country remains always divided. Divided by the cities, football, the clubs, races and so on. The ‘Together for England’ tag only works... Continue Reading →

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The Law of Blood —Richard Matheson’s I am Legend

Under the garb of the vampire or the witch or the unimaginable monster, gothic dystopias reshuffle our understanding of who we are; the monster without seems to manifest the monster within. Diganta Ray inscribes his take on one of the more popular vampire fictions...  In primitive cultures as well as in religious rituals, the blood... Continue Reading →

Escapades into Truth: Reading Nonfiction

The territory of nonfiction is a strange one--  hard to gauge, harder to pick and choose from, and hardest perhaps to make justice to when it comes to feature posts like these. But fortune favours the brave, and we, at SPREAD consider ourselves extremely fortunate that we were brave enough to convince Indradeep Bhattacharya to... Continue Reading →

হুব্‌হু সব মেলে না!

লেখা যখন শবদেহের জীবনরেখার মতো এক অসঙ্গত সমান্তরাল উপত্যকায় পাঠককে ঠেলে দেয়, সে লেখার ভূমিকা করা এ সম্পাদকের কম্ম নয়। তবু ভূমিকার নাম দিকনির্দেশ। তাই বলি, এ লেখা পাঠকের চোখে চোখ রেখে ধৃষ্টতা করে, তার মনের ঔদাসীন্যকে উস্কে দেয়, তাকে ভুলিয়ে-ভালিয়ে নিয়ে যায় খাদের ধারে... কলমে ধার দিয়েছেন সুপ্রিয় মিত্র। দুঃখ একসময় নিয়ম হয়ে দাঁড়ালে,... Continue Reading →

Deserted in The Dark Room

Knowledge is bliss indeed but at times, it can turn out to be a blizzard that ruffles the feathers you have carefully arranged throughout your life. And it may take the rest of your time to gather the scattered feathers you dearly loved. Overweening desire to uncover precious truth creates varied versions of new age... Continue Reading →

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