So you’ve finally finished writing your book— you poured your heart and soul into the writing and spent countless hours editing and revising. Perhaps it’s been a lifelong dream—and now you want to get it published. What do you do next? Maybe you’ve done your homework on the do’s and don’ts of publishing a book, … Read More
No Comment, and don’t quote me on that. Book review by author Roderic Grigson It takes years to write a good book and in this insightful memoir, Thalif Deen, a former UN Bureau Chief and Regional Director at Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency, recounts colourful and amusing stories from his 40-year career, ‘reporting from … Read More
Much of what I write about in my books is based on real events both in and outside of Sri Lanka. Although the stories may be fiction, many of the settings and what the main characters experience are taken from actual fact.