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City Arts & Lectures Presents MICHAEL ONDAATJE

Michael Ondaatje author photo and Warlight cover image
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In Conversation with Steven Winn

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 7:30 pm

Venue: Nourse Theater

Series: On Art & Politics

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Michael Ondaatje is one of the world’s foremost writers – his artistry and aesthetic have influenced an entire generation of writers and readers. Although he is best known as a novelist, Ondaatje’s work also encompasses poetry, memoir, and film, and reveals a passion for defying conventional form. Born in Sri Lanka, the former Ceylon, of Indian/Dutch ancestry, he went to school in England, and then moved to Canada. He is the author of four collections of poetry including The Cinnamon Peeler and most recently, Handwriting. Ondaatje’s work of non-fiction is The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film, which unites his love of literature and passion for the art of filmmaking. His works of fiction include In the Skin of a LionThe English PatientAnil’s Ghost,  Divisadero, and The Cat’s Table. His next novel will be Warlight (Knopf, May 2018).

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA
Warlight: A novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525521198
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Published: Knopf - May 8th, 2018