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How did we become a lawless State – 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 »

Offbeat and Unconventional Creativity – Professor Sunanda Mahendra reviews The Good for Nothing

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

The Creation of the Hunter – New Book by Gananath Obeyesekere out now

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