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Martin Wickramasinghe, an avid reader on scientific subjects - Dr. Ranga Wickramasinghe

Sri Lanka, Nov. 29 -- Dr. Ranga Wickramasinghe, the youngest son of pioneering Sinhala writer Martin Wickramasinghe, is preparing to launch his new English translation of Viragaya (Devoid of Passion),... Read More


Rescued from the Ashes, a narrative of women's fighting spirit - Rohana Wettasinghe

Sri Lanka, Nov. 22 -- Veteran journalist Rohana Wettasinghe's new book Jeevithaya Yali Ladimi which is a Sinhala translation of Rescued from the Ashes by Leokadia Schmidt, was launched recently as a S... Read More


Quality of literary criticism has declined- Prof. Harshana Rambukwella

Sri Lanka, Nov. 8 -- Prof. Harshana Rambukwella is a Trustee of the Gratiaen Trust and Professor in English and Director at the Postgraduate Institute of English, the Open University of Sri Lanka. He ... Read More


Dayasena Gunasinghe, a journalist who worked for the people - Denagama Siriwardhane

Sri Lanka, Nov. 1 -- Podu Janayage Pattarakaraya (The People's journalist), a biography of Dayasena Gunasinghe by Denagama Siriwardhane was launched recently as a Sarasavi Publication. Denagama Siriwa... Read More


Gratiaen Trust aims to promote Sri Lankan literature in English - Neloufer De Mel

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Gratiaen Trust, a non-governmental literary organisation founded in 1992 by the internationally renowned writer of Sri Lankan origin Michael Ondaatje, recently launched a Childre... Read More


My cinema life started with much hardship - Dharmasiri Bandaranayake

Sri Lanka, Oct. 18 -- Dharmasiri Cinemawalokanaya (Insights into Dharmasiri's cinematic vision) written by Jeewantha Dayananda, a writer on cinema, was launched recently by Nabo Publishing. It gives n... Read More


Elina, A charming, modest and simple First Lady

Sri Lanka, Oct. 11 -- 'Elina Jayewardene', a Sinhala biography of the wife of late President J.R. Jayewardene by Sagarika Dissanayake, a veteran journalist was launched recently. It is the first biogr... Read More


Lack of musical refinement hits Sinhala cinema- Tharupathi Munasinghe

Sri Lanka, Oct. 4 -- Shaabdhika Cinamawa (Sound in Cinema), a scholarly book in Sinhala by Tharupathi Munasinghe, a sound designer, composer and senior lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, University of... Read More


Peradeniya writers tried to implant exotic theories here - Gunasena Withana

Sri Lanka, Sept. 27 -- Veteran writer Gunasena Withana's autobiography in Sinhala titled Dasaka Ataka Mataka (Memories of Eight Decades), published by Sarasavi Publishers, was launched recently. Dasak... Read More


Corona Diary, a bid to educate people to face pandemics - Milinda Rajapaksha

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- Corona Diary, a Sinhala book on Covid-19 pandemic, written by Milinda Rajapaksha was launched recently. It describes the events and issues in Sri Lanka during the first three mo... Read More