Episode 17: Fidel off the Field – In conversation with Andrew Fidel Fernando

We caught up with sports writer Andrew Fidel Fernando for a chat on his first book, the well received travelogue Upon a Sleepless Isle.

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Andrew Fidel Fernando is a prolific sports writer with a penchant for incisive analysis of all things cricket. He is also a historian and travel writer, and his new book Upon A Sleepless Isle has been well received both here and abroad.

Andrew is on Twitter as @afidelf.

Andrew’s book is available in select local bookstores, Takas.lk, and Amazon.


Show Notes

  1. Upon a Sleepless Isle, by Andrew Fidel Fernando: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46674720-upon-a-sleepless-isle
  2. Sri Lanka In The Modern Age: A History, by Nira Wickramasinghe: https://www.sarasavi.lk/Book/Sri-Lanka-In-The-Modern-Age-A-History-0199460868
  3. The Jungle Tide, by John Still: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1568052.The_Jungle_Tide
  4. Island History, podcast on PodHub hosted by Shamara Wettimuny and Andrew Fidel Fernando: https://podhub.lk/podcaster/116
  5. Polonnaruwa, the miracle that was, The Island: https://island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=108271
  6. Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Mathew, by Shehan Karunatilaka: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8198781-chinaman
  7. Netherland, by Joseph O’Neill: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2615008-netherland

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