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Slave in a Palanquin by Nira Wickramasinghe – now available at the Perera Hussein Site!

In her new book, renowned historian Nira Wickramasinghe uncovers the traces of slavery in the history and memory of the Indian Ocean world, exploring moments of revolt in the lives of enslaved people in the wake of abolition. She tells the stories of Wayreven, the slave who traveled in the… Read More »Slave in a Palanquin by Nira Wickramasinghe – now available at the Perera Hussein Site!

Footprints – Review by Yomal Senerath-Yapa in the Sunday Times

This review originally appeared in the Sunday Times Plus on the 25th of July 2021 Colourful pages from Dutch Ceylon Footprints is a historical novel that begins in Galle, for that is where author Premini Amerasinghe’s long ago ancestor hops off from the ship Laprienenburg, “one cloudless June day in… Read More »Footprints – Review by Yomal Senerath-Yapa in the Sunday Times

New Stocks from Perera Hussein!

New stocks of Sathis de Mel’s just-released collection of short stories, The Good for Nothing, have just arrived at the Perera Hussein office, along with the reprint of Stay, Daughter by Yasmin Azad. Both titles are available now at www.pererahussein.com! Get your copy today!