Romesh Gunesekera's fiction is studied in many universities and schools around the world. In the UK, Reef is a prescribed text for A level on Edexcel syllabus.
Critical studies of Romesh Gunesekera’s fiction can be found in:
British Asian Fiction, ed. Neil Murphy and Wai-chew Sim (Cambria Press, 2008)
Writing in Sri Lanka, Minoli Salgado (Routledge,2007)
Home Truths, Susheila Nasta (Palgrave, 2002)
India and the Diasporic Imagination, Rita Christian & Judith Misrahi-Barak (Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2011)