'English Patient' author here, April 15
Posted April 12, 2002; 02:59 p.m.
Author and poet Michael Ondaatje will read from his work in a program at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, in McCosh 50.
Ondaatje won the Booker Prize, England's highest honor for fiction, in 1992 for "The English Patient," which was later made into an Academy Award-winning film. He also has won Canada's Governor General's Award and the Canada-Australia Prize.
His other works include a memoir of his childhood, "Running in the Family"; a collection of poetry, "There's a Trick With a Knife I'm Learning To Do"; and several novels, "Anil's Ghost," "In the Skin of the Lion" and "Coming Through Slaughter." He has taught for many years at York University in Toronto.
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601