the good book corner

Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

Loyal Stalkers by Chhimi Tenduf-La

…’Are you Sri Lankan?’ the lady asks. ‘One hundred per cent Sinhala Buddhist,’ Janith says. ‘You don’t have to be Sinhalese to be Sri Lankan.’ ‘But you have to be … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Song of the Sun God by Shankari Chandran

…She turned her face towards the fading light. Nala warned her about her skin getting darker but she had never ceased. She loved the feeling of the sun on her. … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 3 Comments

Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017, in the words of Himmat Singh Bakshi

Fairway Galle Literary Festival – 2017 This was the first time I went for the Fairway’s Galle Literary Festival and it was the most memorable start to my year. The … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Grandfather’s Letters by C. Anjalendran

Since the past few months, I have been yearning for the lost art of letter writing. There is a bunch of beautiful postcards in my drawer and I am saving … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Short & Sweet, curated by Sanjana Hattotuwa

“When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.”-William Shakespeare Inspired by Robert Swatwood’s Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer, Short & Sweet, curated … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Chhimi Tenduf-La, author of Panther

Chhimi Tenduf-La’s second book Panther releases this month! We caught up with him for a chat! tgbc: Who is the narrator of Panther? Chhimi: The narrator of the war thread … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Ameena Hussein

Ameena Hussein, one of the well known names in the Sri Lankan Literary Sphere, is  publisher at the Perera Hussein Publishing House, and a writer. Influenced by her work in … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Amazing Racist by Chhimi Tenduf-La

Edward Trusted, a young Brit comes to Sri Lanka on a two year teaching contract with an International school, and almost immediately meets, and is besotted with Menaka, the beautiful … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

My Good Book Corner

Give me a good book, a rich luscious coffee and a corner where I can sink into and I am in blissful heaven. So, started my quest for “ Paradise … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ambassador Louis W. M. Piët’s Five

      Ambassador Louis W. M. Piët is the Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Sri Lanka and accredited in the Maldives. His selection of books is … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment