Yann Martel http://www.yannmartel.ca/

Yann Martel

Biography

Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963 of Canadian parents. After studying philosophy at university, he worked at odd jobs and travelled before turning to writing. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed 2002 Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi, as well as the novel Self, the stories The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, and the collection of letters to the Prime Minister of Canada What is Stephen Harper Reading?. Yann Martel lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.

  • Extract from Life of Pi

    YANN MARTEL

    Reacquaint yourself with this modern classic

  • 50th New York Film Festival

    New York Film Festival

    YANN MARTEL

    Yann Martel and Ang Lee in conversation.

  • Life of Pi film artwork

    Film stills and posters

    YANN MARTEL

    Download this suitably epic artwork from Ang Lee's stunning movie adaptation.

  • Life of Pi Reading Guide

    YANN MARTEL

    Delve deeper into the magical world of our favourite castaway.

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