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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.
‘Being an island, migration and assimilation from India and colonial slavery was high’, he points out This review was originally published in The Hindu and can be found here. Sri Lanka’s crisis last year was unprecedented on many accounts. But, it was not entirely unrelated to the country’s tumultuous past,… Read More »In Ceylon, there was no tryst with democracy: Rajan Hoole
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