This year the Gratiaen Prize celebrates 20 years. Founded in 1993 by the Booker-Prize-Winner Michael Ondaatje, the prize is awarded to the best work in English by a resident Sri Lankan writer and both manuscripts and published submissions are ... Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 2 months ago
The 2012 Gratiaen Prize short-list - Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago
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Sam's Story at New York City Intl Film Fest. Sri Lankan-Canadian producer/director Priyankara Vittanachchi's film Sam's Story has been selected for screening at the New York City International Film Festival, while actor Jagath Chamila has been ...Sri Lanka Island, 10 hours ago
Author Gordon Ferris picks five essential reads: "Be warned: read this book and be prepared to read the next 19!" 1. The King Must Die by Mary Renault Set in ancient Greece, it set my teenage mind on fire and established the hallmarks of all the ...The Big Issue, 2 days ago
NEW YORK For the richest American family of their era, the goal was fittingly ambitious: "To promote the well-being of mankind throughout the world." With that mission, underwritten by the vast wealth of John D. Rockefeller Sr., the Rockefeller ...Huffington Post, 5 days ago 100 years on, Rockefeller Foundation still busy Huffington Post, 6 days ago 100 years on, Rockerfeller Foundation still busy Times Live South Africa, 6 days ago
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Lal Medawattegedera for his unpublished novel Playing Pillow Politics at MGK was awarded the on May 4 at Park Street Mews, Colombo. This year's winner emerged from a tight contest from a strong shortlist lineup which included poetry, prose and ...The Nation.lk, 1 week ago
Here at Maclean's, we appreciate the written word. And we appreciate you, the reader. We are always looking for ways to create a better user experience for you and wanted to try out a new functionality that provides you with a reading experience in ...Macleans Online, 1 week ago
US President Barack Obama has promised to close the Guantanamo detention facility. (AAP) The Guantanamo Bay detention facility has become a source of embarrassment for the United States, but shutting it down will be far from simple for President ...Special Broadcasting Service, 1 week ago
Chimpanzees do it. Birds do it. Rubberneckers do it. "Everybody is curious," declares Dr. Hendrie Weisinger, author of the best-seller Nobody's Perfect. "It's an instinct that is hard-wired. To explore or investigate our environment is ...Forbes.com, 1 week ago
The Pursuit of Love - Nancy Mitford I fell in love with Nancy Mitford's writing with this jaunty novel inspired by her life and eccentric aristocratic English family. Her writing is oh so charming, as are her characters, which she paints with a dry, ...Melbourne Times Weekly, 2 weeks ago
In 1955 a young Peter Sculthorpe hiked up Mount Ainslie and, awed by the panorama, traced a 360-degree graph of the horizon. From these chromatic contours he later fashioned a piece of music - entitled Irkanda I for Solo Violin - which was his first ...Canberra Times, 2 weeks ago
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