03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Life Of Pi Author Broadcast From Space

Seven years after winning the Booker Prize for Life of Pi, Yann Martel is only now putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to his international bestseller. The Canadian author had a tiny fraction of that time to produce the prose poem that will be heard around the globe tomorrow as the text to One Drop, a 14-city performance orchestrated from space by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté.