Awoooooooo! Big Bad Wolf (BBW) is back to Sri Lanka for the 3rd consecutive time! Thus, every reading type, kinda-poddak-withara-kiyawana-type and non-reader-but-likes-a-bargain type decided to make their way towards SLECC to see this great antic take place to join the bandwagon to get a piece of the action.
So here's a very pictured take on how BBW 2019 was like on the preview day, which was today, the 17th of October 2019.
You should know that you're not allowed to take backpacks into the venue, so if you do happen to bring along a backpack, there'll be a small side of the entrance outside with the checkpoint where you can leave your stuff while you shop. Same applies to the jackets and helmets.
We highly suggest just leaving your bag at home or vehicle so you do not have to worry about it.
to books about pets and art,
to literal heaps of books that were pretty nice movies,
to books by Oprah,
to other stuff,
BBW has a lot to offer.
The selection this time is heaps better than the last year. With a better balance of things rather than just girl-next-door stories. So, if you're looking for some solid biographies and such, you should probably give it a shot this time around, and also stop by the crime/thriller section. It was awesome.
The Kids section was pretty great too.
With books ranging from storybooks for teenagers to books like this one,
For you peeps who don't do the whole reading thing but decide to show up. Fear not, you don't necessarily have to stand around looking bored.
You can stand around sniggering on the inside about the placement of some books.
They've also got a couple of tables worth of Comic books, which was a highlight this year.
We think we've covered most of the important bits. So, Godspeed comrades, may the force be with you on this. Because while the preview day was pretty chilled out, we doubt it'll be the same from tomorrow.
Marino Beach Hotel's flagship restaurant that serves some brilliant food and also comes with a breathtaking view.
Chocolate-biscuit-pudding is a dessert unique to Sri Lanka - here's an aunty showing you how it's done
Countries that let you in without a fuss with your Lankan passport
The new pub at Excel World that replaces the good old Keg.