A Conversation With "The English Patient" Author Michael Ondaatje

0 Love It
Save it
A Conversation With "The English Patient" Author Michael Ondaatje
More Less
Harry Ransom Center says
Acclaimed novelist and poet Michael Ondaatje converses with writer Geoff Dyer in a Harry Ransom Lecture on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Jessen Auditorium.

Although he is best known as a novelist, Ondaatje's work also encompasses poetry, memoir, and film. His Booker Prize–winning novel "The English Patient" was adapted into an Academy Award–winning film. His other works include his memoir "Running in the Family," four collections of poetry, the non-fiction book "The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film," and his novels "In the Skin of a Lion," "Anil's Ghost," "Divisadero," and "The Cat's Table."

Ondaatje discusses his novels and poetry and his book on film editing, as well as research, editing, adapting books to film, and film as an art itself. Audience members will be able to ask questions, and a reception and book signing follow at the Ransom Center.

The event is free and open to the public. Priority entry is available to Ransom Center members (one seat per membership card who arrive by 6:20 p.m. Members arriving after 6:30 p.m. will join the general queue. Complimentary parking for Ransom Center members is available at the University Co-op garage at 23rd and San Antonio streets.

This program is presented by the University Co-op.

Attendees may enter to win Michael Ondaatje's novel "In the Skin of a Lion," as well as a copy of his book of poetry, "Handwriting."
More Less

By: Harry Ransom Center

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/811042038983927
To improve this listing email: feedback@timeout.com