In this era, knowledge is the power. You may be an expert on some subject area and may have read books in your specialized area. However to get an overall picture of what is happening in this rapidly changing world it is important to read books out of your subject area.
In Sri Lanka, there are many books on positive thinking published by Sri Lankan authors such as Daya Rohana Athukorala, Gamini Kumara Withana, Sumanadasa Samarasinghe, Nalaka Hewamadduma, Leelananda Gamachchi, Lal Fonseka, Deepal Sooriyarachchi, Prianga de Soyza and Sarath Wijesooriya. Most of them are translated to Sinhala from English books, and some of them are original books.
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There are many great books written by influential writers in countries such as USA and UK; some of these books have changed the way people behave and take decisions.
These are some of my book recommendations for those who like to know about trends and ideas in the changing world. Some of these books such as Blink, Tipping point can be purchased in Sri Lankan bookstores, however other you may have to order online from the company such as www.amazon.com. Just click the book icon and you will be taken to Amazon book store. I have ordered several books form them, though their postage is expensive, the service is excellent, you can read reviews by several users of the books, which makes the selecting books easier.
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