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NON FICTION by Sri Lankan Authors

Amerasinghe, A. R. B. The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka - The First 185 years. Published by S. Godage

Amirthalingam. G. Customs and Cultures of Sri Lanka. A&S Books, London. 200 pages Paper back

Chopra, J.K. Sri Lanka as an Ethnic State. Jaipur, Sublime, 2000, 274 p.,

Clarke, Arthur C. Fountains of paradise. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979

Corris, Peter. Browning sahib. Pymble, NSW: Harper Collins, 1994

Crusz, Noel: The Cocos Island Mutiny: Freemantle Arts Centre Press; 2001

Dagmar Hellmann-Rajanayagam From Jaffna to Kilinocchi - in German. 2007 (Sweden)

De Silva, Dr. Lily. One Foot in the World: Buddhist Approaches to Present-day Problems (WH 337; 1986)(33 pp)

De Silva, Dr. Lily. Ministering to the Sick and Terminally Ill, (BL 132; 1993)

Dewaraja, Dr. L.S. The Position Of Women In Buddhism The Wheel Publication No. 280, 1994.

Gamage, Siri. (Editor Watson.I.B) 1999. Conflict and Community in Contemporary Sri Lanka: Pearl of the East or the Island of Tears?, Sage, New Delhi, 332p

Gamage, Siri 2001. To be or Not to Be? Sri Lankan Immigrants and their Children in the Process of Becoming Australian, T. Ayabe(ed) A Comparative Study of Multiculturalism and Assimilation in Canada, The US and Australia, Josai International University, Chiba, Japan, pp 155-184.

Gunasekara, SL, A TRAGEDY OF ERRORS - About Talks, Ceasefires, And The Proposed Constitution.

Kelaart, Erin. O Father Mine - A True Story.  Published 2006 in Sydney, Australia.  Available from Dymocks in Australia. To read the review click here.

Iriyagolle Gamini. From the Beginnings to Dutugemunu. A brief history of early Sri Lanka 543BC-137BC


Mittapala P. A. & S. A guide to several trees in Sri Lanka. 2002

Morgan Davis, Max. From Ceylon to Sri Lanka Experiences of a Naturalist. 166 pages. Sarvodaya Vishva Lekha Sri Lanka 2008

Obeyesekere, Ranjani (ed.) Anthology of modern writing from Sri Lanka. Univ. of Arizona Press, 1981

Ondaatje , Christopher . Woolf in Ceylon : an imperial journey in the shadow of Leonard Woolf 1904-1911 . Toronto : HarperCollins, 2005

Sarachchandra, E.R. With the begging bowl. Delhi: B.R. Publishing, 1986

Sarachchandra, E.R. Foam upon the stream: a Japanese elegy. Paris: UNESCO, 1987

Seneviratne, Prof. Anuradha. The Dawn of a Civilization : Mihintale

Siriwardhana, Eileen. The Heart Awakened, (BL 93;1987)

Spittel, Richard Lionel. Savage sanctuary. London: Rich and Cowan, 1941

Spittel, Richard lionel. Brave island. Colombo: Lake House Investments, 1966

Trawick, Margret. Enemy Lines - based on field work during the LTTE occupation of the East 2007 Sweden)

Vamadevan, Valentine.  The Ceylon we knew. Sydney: (Navrang New Delhi) 1995

Vamadevan, Valentine; The Muslims of Sri Lanka. Sydney: (Repro Grafic Tec. Colombo) 1999.

Vijayatunga, Jinadasa. Grass for my feet. London: Howard Baker, 1970

Wickramasinghe, Martin. Lay bare the roots. Translated by Lakshmi de Silva. Colombo: M.D. Gunasena, 1968

(Last updated Nov. 2011)
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