Sri Lanka

The Magic of Mermaids

Tasneem Pocketwala

Sharanya Manivannan uses fantastical elements to talk about Sri Lanka’s trauma

The Wages of War

The Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam, whose new book portrays the island after the civil war, speaks to Nandini Nair about the spectatorship of violence and the persistence of grief

Ashok Ferrey: Our Fathers in Heaven

Ashok Ferrey’s new book captures Sri Lankans at home and abroad. The author tells Antara Raghavan about the persistence of grief and the art of construction

Nowhere Man

In his novel about a Sri Lankan migrant in Australia, Aravind Adiga makes the reader care with his well-earned facts

From the Spectral Island

Shehan Karunatilaka’s new novel is a whodunnit set in the afterlife. He tells Bhavya Dore that Sri Lanka is crawling with ghosts

Being Alive

Surviving the Sri Lankan war

Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Return of the Strongman

Sri Lanka’s new President brings both challenge and opportunity for New Delhi

Romesh Gunesekera: An Island in Memory

In his new novel, Romesh Gunesekera writes of the ebb and flow of boyhood friendships. The novelist in conversation with Nandini Nair

Advantage Gotabaya

Gauging the popular mood in Sri Lanka

Veiled Response

The Sri Lankan ban on face coverings gives the terrorists what they seek


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