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  • Apr 30, 2011
  • 08:25 PM

The joys of a small print run

Ameena Hussein / Himal Southasian
The 1956 Language Act made Sinhala the country’s official language, effectively sounding the death knell of English as a spoken, written and read language. The subsequent steady decline in readership naturally made it unprofitable for the few existing publishing houses to invest in producing novels, memoirs or poetry in English...

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