Taslima Nasreen

Author, Secular Humanist, Feminist, Physician

Taslima Nasreen, an award-winning writer, physician, secular humanist and human rights activist, is known for her powerful writings on women oppression and unflinching criticism of religion, despite forced exile and multiple fatwas calling for her death. read more »


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Notable Works

Sei Sob Andhokar (Those Dark Days), 2004

Taslima Nasrin Autobiography The fourth part of the autobiography was banned on the 20th of February, one day before Language Day, a big national day for Bengali language and literature. No one protested the...

Dwikhondito (Split-up in Two), 2003

Taslima Nasrin Autobiography The book was banned by the 'Communist' Government of West Bengal of India on the charges of hurting religious feelings of the people. The book was also banned by the High Court of West...

Nirbasan (Exile), 2012

Taslima Nasrin Autobiography Not since Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses has the publication of a book provoked such mob violence, public outcries for the arrest and death of the author, and international efforts to secure her safety.The animosity and bloodletting...

Shame : A Novel

Taslima Nasrin Prometheus Books - Fiction Not since Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses has the publication of a book provoked such mob violence, public outcries for the arrest and death of the author, and international efforts to secure her safety.The animosity and...

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