Nasrin, Taslima

About Taslima Nasrin

Biography (Encyclopædia Britannica)



Sankalpita. "Exile: A Memoir." Bookgeeks, 9 Dec. 2016

Devi, A.Aruna. “Theme of Suppression in the Selected Novels of Taslima Nasrin: Lajja and French Lover.” Language in India, vol. 15, no. 1, Jan. 2015

Sharma, Y. K. “The World of Islam Revisited in Taslima Nasrin’s ‘LAJJA’ And Her Relevance in 21st Century.” Poetcrit, vol. 20, no. 2, Jul. 2007

Barat, Urbashi. “Writing the Self: Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography and the Silent Voices of Bengali Feminism.” HECATE, vol. 29, no. 2, Nov. 2003

Srinath, C. N. “Taslima Nasrin’s Lajja: An Insider’s Account: A Feminine View.” The Literary Criterion, vol. 32, no. 3, 1996



Sengupta, Sreerupa. “Mother Before ‘Time’: Pregnancy, Sexuality, and Oppression in Taslima Nasrin’s Getting Even.” Women’s Studies, vol. 46, no. 5–8, Jul. 2017

Zaman, Niaz. “From Islamic Feminism to Radical Feminism: Roquiah Sakhawat Hossein to Taslima Nasrin.” Asiatic, vol. 10, no. 1, Jun. 2016

Gulati, Varun. “Taslima Nasrin’s Lajja: A Critique.” Language in India, vol. 11, no. 11, Nov. 2011

Hasan, Md.Mahmudul. “Free Speech, Ban and ‘Fatwa’: A Study of the Taslima Nasrin Affair.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 46, no. 5, Dec. 2010

Zafar, Manmay. “Under the Gaze of the State: Policing Literature and the Case of Taslima Nasrin.” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, vol. 6, no. 3, 2005

Khatun, Saiyeda. “A Site of Subaltern Articulation: The Ecstatic Female Body in the Contemporary Bangladeshi Novels of Taslima Nasrin.” Genders, vol. 30, 1999

Alam, S. M.Shamsul. “Women in the Era of Modernity and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Case of Taslima Nasrin of Bangladesh.” Signs, vol. 23, no. 2, 1998

Wright, Carolyne. “Perils of Free Speech: The Life and Writings of Taslima Nasrin.” Contributions to Bengal Studies: An Interdisciplinary and International Approach, Rahim and Schwarz (eds.), Beximco, 1998



Autobiography/Life Writing

Exile (2012)

Nothing is There (2010)

I am not Okay, but you Stay Well my Beloved Homeland (2006)

Those Dark Days (2004)

Speak Up (2003)

Wild Wind (2002)

My Girlhood (1997)



Shame Again (2009)

French Lover (2002)

Tell Him the Secret (1994)

Shame (1993)

Return (1993)

Invitation (1993)

Getting Even (1992)

The Opponent (1992)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

Minu (2007)

Sad Girls (1994)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Taslima Nasrin Talks about the Isam. YouTube, 31 Oct. 2020