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Michael Ondaatje

Interview With Vendela Vida About Always Apprentices

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Books
Nicki Richesin

It may come as something of a surprise that Vendela Vida doesn't have access to the internet at her home, but make no mistake, she's very connected.

Rushdie Cancels Festival Appearance Due To Threats

AP | By PRAKASH BHANDARI | Posted 01.23.2012 | Books

JAIPUR, India (Associated Press) -- Booker-Prize winning author Salman Rushdie canceled plans to appear at an Indian literature festival Friday after ...

Palaces, Camels, Salman, and Oprah: If It's January, It Must be the Jaipur Literature Festival

Victoria Lautman | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

To describe the Jaipur Literature Festival as the rambunctious love-spawn of the mercantile-minded Frankfurt Book Fair and free-spirited Woodstock barely scratches the surface of this spectacle.

Ondaatje Magic One More Time: The Cat's Table

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 10.20.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

Since The English Patient, author Michael Ondaatje is an international star, and each new novel is greeted with appropriate fanfare. So too the haunting The Cat's Table.

3 Memoirs That Won't Make You Slit Your Wrists

npr.org | By Sarah Manguso | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

The memoir had a boom in the past couple of decades; now it's facing a backlash. Whatever happened to the "lost art of shutting up," Neil Genzlinger l...

Author of Chinaman on Sri Lankan Literature and International Success

Ru Freeman | Posted 06.01.2011 | Books
Ru Freeman

On April secnd, Sri Lanka takes on India in the final for the ICC World Cup. What better day on which to think about Shehan Karunatilaka's debut novel...

Margaret Atwood, Anne Rice, Kazuo Ishiguro And Others Share Their Writing Secrets

Wall Street Journal | ALEXANDRA ALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Richard Powers lounges in bed all day and speaks his novels aloud to a laptop computer with voice-recognition software. Junot Diaz, author of the Puli...

Holiday Giving: Intimate Evenings with Acclaimed Authors and Rare Collector's Books

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Marissa Bronfman

Giving is a given during December but why not give a little something extra special this holiday season that will delight the book lovers in your life and promote literacy abroad?

Michael Ondaatje: Speaking About Film and Literature at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival is considered the most important film festival in southeast Europe. It has helped the careers of dozens, including Darren Aronofsky and Fatih Akin.