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  • Colin Singleton could no more stay cool than a blue whale could stay skinny’ or Bangladesh could stay rich.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • It was strange to think that Bangladesh was once part of Pakistan despite being a thousand miles away.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • In retrospect a EuroRail ticket or volunteering in Bangladesh ’ would have been brilliant choices, but I stayed stuck in the Valley.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • There is a fifteen-year-old in Bangladesh claiming to be the Messiah.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four

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  • Mr. Dandy had been in an earthquake once, years before, in Bangladesh.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • A panther was terrorizing the Khulna district of Bangladesh, just outside the Sundarbans.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • After attending a conference of development experts in Bangladesh, Mortenson decided CAI schools should educate students only up through the fifth grade and focus on increasing the enrollment of girls.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In New York City’s Harlem, a famous study from 1990 showed, death rates for males between the ages of five and sixty-five were higher than in Bangladesh.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • If his parents were in the cab they would have struck up a conversation with the driver, asking what part of Bangladesh he was from, how long he’d been in this country, whether his wife and children lived here or there.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • There were way too many things that had to get made in places like China and Bangladesh.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die

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  • Today the countries are Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh, but they’re going through exactly what my grandfather did almost a hundred years ago.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • I know from Janice that Sherrie’s husband is away most of the time, he’s in Tokyo right now working on bridge financing for an industrial complex in Bangladesh.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • And the brothels will be staffed with slave girls trafficked from Nepal or Bangladesh or poor Indian villages.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Just about every economist would argue that China should stop artificially cheapening its currency, but getting it to do so would not dramatically increase low-skill manufacturing employment in the U.S. Most analyses show that in response to a rising yuan, American manufacturing companies would more likely shift production to other low-wage countries—like Indonesia, Bangladesh, or Mexico—than to U.S. factories.
    Adam Davidson  --  Making It in America
  • Geeta grew up in a poor village in Bangladesh and fled from abusive parents when she was eleven.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The first documented acid attack occurred in 1967, in what is now Bangladesh.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In Bangladesh, Muhammad Yunus developed microfinance at the Grameen Bank and targeted women borrowers—eventually winning a Nobel Peace Prize for the economic and social impact of his work.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Anecdotal evidence in Bangladesh and other countries suggests that loosening controls over antibiotics and encouraging women to take them postpartum will reduce death from sepsis.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • One carefully conducted experiment in Matlab, Bangladesh, found that after three years family planning programs reduced the average number of births to 5.1 in the target area, compared to 6.7 in the control area.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Richard Parker was born in Bangladesh and raised in Tamil Nadu, so why should he have a French accent?
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • From his reading, he decided that the two finest rural development programs then running in the world were in the Philippines and Bangladesh.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In the country that had once been called East Pakistan, Mortenson visited BARRA, the Bangladesh Rural Reconstruction Association.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • There were questions about how Mohammad Ali Jinnah had created our country as the first Muslim homeland and also about the national tragedy of how Bangladesh came into being.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He promptly sent her an air ticket to Bangladesh.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Consider Bangladesh for a moment.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Yet it is also incomparably more stable than Pakistan, of which it was a part until 1971 (Bangladesh was called East Pakistan until then).
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The upshot is that Bangladesh today has a significant civil society and a huge garment industry full of women workers who power a dynamic export sector.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • There are many reasons for the different outcomes, including the cancer of violence that spread from Afghanistan to Pakistan and the Bengali intellectual tradition that has moderated extremism in Bangladesh.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Yet surely one reason Bangladesh is more stable today is that it invested enormously in women and girls, so that a girl in Bangladesh is far more likely to go to school than a Pakistani girl, and afterward far more likely to hold a job.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Yet surely one reason Bangladesh is more stable today is that it invested enormously in women and girls, so that a girl in Bangladesh is far more likely to go to school than a Pakistani girl, and afterward far more likely to hold a job.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "A lot of people call Bangladesh the armpit of Asia," Mortenson says, "because of its extreme poverty.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • After the country split, Bangladesh was initially presumed to be hopeless, and Henry Kissinger famously dubbed it a "basket case.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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