Martel discusses Life of Pi. This interview runs 7:11 and can be downloaded. Host John Ydstie talks to Canadian author Yann Martel about his novel Life of Pi, which won Britain's Mann-Booker Prize. It's a meditation on the role of religion in modern life; the story's main character is a practicing Muslim, Christian and Hindu. (Life of Pi is published by Harcourt).
After Winning the Booker Prize
Radio Interview Tanscript
Some jaunty intro music. From the Prague Writers' Festival.
Writing a Religious Novel
From Book to Film
In an inaugural Skype video interview, Press+1 interviews prolific Canadian author Yann Martel. Press+1 Editor-in-Chief, Kindah Mardam Bey, was in Toronto and Yann Martel took time out of writing his next book to talk in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Ahhhh, the wonder of technology. This is a 35 minute interview broken down in to four parts about the transformation from Canadian publication penned by Martel to Hollywood film directed by Ang Lee and what that journey was like for Martel. The last part which provides an indepth look as to what Martel's newest book is about has not been added to this page.