A leading writer of Bangla Literature and former professor at Dhaka University, Bangladesh, Dr Anisuzzaman has authored many books in Bangla and English including Muslim Manas O Bangla Sahitya (Dhaka 1964), Swaruper Sandhane (Dhaka 1975), Purono Bangla Gadya (Dhaka 1984), Factory correspondence and other Bengali documents in the India Office Library and Records (London 1981), Creativity, Reality and Identity (Dhaka 1993), Cultural Pluralism (Calcutta 1993) and Identity, Religion and Recent history (Calcutta 1995).
Dr Anisuzzaman has been a recipient of the Bangla Academy award for research (1970) and the Ekushe Padak, an award given by the state, for his contribution to education (1983).
He also received Honorary D. Lit. award from Rabindra Bharati University.
In an interview with Voice Of America, Dr. Anisuzzaman spoke about the way Bangla language is used in the media today.