Seelawathie, a young village girl is brought to the city to care for Cat, the daughter of a prominent Colombo family. With her parents involved with each other and their active social life, Cat soon comes to regard Seelawathi as her parent and best friend. They build their own happy… Read More »The Lament of the Dhobi Woman by Karen Roberts
Christine Spittel Wilson, a Perera Hussein Publishing House author passed away the last week of February. She had published more than eleven books internationally and her memoir Christine was released in 2007. The photograph was taken by Dominic Sansoni at the launch.
Sri Lankan author Shehani Gomes has been nominated for the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2010 for her first novel, Learning to Fly published by the Perera- Hussein Publishing House. She was formerly short-listed for Sri Lanka’s prestigious Gratiaen Prize for the same novel. Learning to Fly touted as… Read More »Learning to Fly longlisted for the Dublin Impac Prize, 2009.