In her memoir, Another Time, Another Place, Anthea Senaratne with various anecdotes and stories of her childhood paints a picture of growing up in the newly independent Ceylon. The book details her very early life in Colombo, and outstation towns like Trincomalee and Kurunegala where her father was posted to as… Read More »Another Time, Another Place.
Talk given by Rajan Hoole at the release of the book, Democracy Stillborn, at Trimmer Hall, Jaffna, on 11 Nov., 2022. The fellow speakers were Devanesan Nesiah, Ahilan Kadirgamar, Swasthika Arulingam and Kirupaimalar Hoole. The meeting was chaired by Mahendran Thiruvarangan First, a message from K. Sritharan, who was with Rajani Thiranagama… Read More »How did we become a lawless State – Rajan Hoole
Our September madness online book sale for 2022 is now officially over! We are a small independent Sri Lankan publishing house that throughout the years is determined to put Sri Lankan writing on the international map. And it is all of you who help us to do that. By sending… Read More »
Ashok Ferrey’s latest edition of Stories at Sunset, a platform that showcases Sri Lankan English-language literature, featured two prominent Perera Hussein authors and their publications: Ameena Hussein with Ibn Battuta in Sri Lanka, and Sunela Jayewardene with Line of Lanka, alongside Andrew Fidel Fernando who was discussing his book Upon… Read More »Stories at Sunset with Ashok Ferrey
This article originally appeared in the Daily News newspaper dated February 9th 2022 Narratives created all around the world are classified into va1ious subgroups presently known as short stories, folktales, legends, myths and fables to name a few. But they are also known by other titles that go as stories… Read More »Offbeat and Unconventional Creativity – Professor Sunanda Mahendra reviews The Good for Nothing
This review was originally published in the Sunday Observer and can be found here. By Udan Fernando Perhaps, an unfortunate occupational hazard of an academic is that he or she loses the ability to say something in simple language that makes sense to an ordinary person. In most cases, academic… Read More »A Review of ‘The Good for Nothing’ by Udan Fernando
Who are the Väddas? Where do they come from? Where have they gone? While many continue to accept the storyline represented by colonial era thinkers that of the romantic and benign image of Väddas as children of nature living in tune or harmony with their environment. Anthropologist Gananath Obeyesekere brings… Read More »The Creation of the Hunter – New Book by Gananath Obeyesekere out now