පණ්ඩුකාභය රජතුමාගේ චරිතය ඇසුරින් නිර්මාණය කරන ලද ඓතිහාසික නවකතාවකි.BUY EBOOK VERSION
ඉංග්රීසි පාලකයන්ගේ ආධිපත්යයට නතුව සිංහල රට දැය ක්රම ක්රමයෙන් පරිහානිය කරා යොමුවෙමින් පැවති යුගයක එය ආරක්ෂා කරගැනීමේ ඒකායන අරමුණින් තම ජීවිතය පවා පරදුවට තබා සටන් කළ අනගාරික ධර්මපාලතුමාගේ ජීවිත කතාව මෙහි ඇතුළත් වේ.
දේශයත්, ජාතියත් රැකගැන්ම උදෙසා සිය දිවි දෙවෙනිකොට යටත් විජිත ආක්රමණ හමුවේ නැගී සිටි අභීත වීරයන් සත් දෙනෙකුගේ ජීවන වෘත්තාන්තයන් හි ශූර වීර, රසාලිප්ත තොරතුරු රැසක් මෙහි අන්තර්ගත වේ.BUY EBOOK VERSION
Selected as a book of the year by the new york times, evening standard, observer, sunday times, mail on sunday and the economist shortlisted for waterstones book of the year the new york times number one bestseller the sunday times bestseller ‘finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option…unmissable’ new york times at the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, paul kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live
Nelson mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in south africa won him the nobel peace prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the african national congress and head of south africa’s antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule.
The greatest run-scorer in the history of cricket, sachin tendulkar retired in 2013 after an astonishing 24 years at the top. The most celebrated indian cricketer of all time, he received the bharat ratna award – india’s highest civilian honour – on the day of his retirement. Now sachin tendulkar tells his own remarkable story – from his first test cap at the age of 16 to his 100th international century and the emotional final farewell that brought his country to a standstill.
A prominent viennese psychiatrist before the war, viktor frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in auschwitz coped (or didn’t) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest – and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances
In 1942, with the nazis occupying holland, a thirteen-year-old jewish girl and her family fled their home in amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the gestapo, the franks and another family lived cloistered in the “secret annexe” of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death.
“මම පෞද්ගලික අනතුර පිළිබද ගැටලුව විසදා ඇත්තෙමි” යි හේ වරක් පැවසීය. “සෑම දවසකම මම මරණයේ තර්ජනය සමග ජීවත් වෙමි.එසේම බියට මා යටත් කර ගැනීමට ඉඩ හැරියහොත් මට ක්රියා කළ නොහැකි බව අවුරුදු ගණනාවකට පෙර මම දුටුමි.” ඒ අනුව ඔහු ධෛර්යය ගැන කතා කරනවට වඩා මරණය ගැන කතා කිරීමට කැමැත්තක් දැක්වීය- එය නිරායාසය.
A promised land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective – the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a black american, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change”, and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making.