Tag Archives: Yann Martel

44. 101 letters to a prime minister (Yann Martel)

“every person has a space next to where they sleep, whether a patch of pavement or a  fine bedside table.  In that space, at night, a book can glow.  And in those moments of docile wakefulness, when we begin to … Continue reading

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27. The High Mountains of Portugal (Yann Martel)

After the Yann Martel event, I had a better understanding of The High Mountains of Portugal.  I have to admit that reading the first two sections left me feeling confused and a bit incredulous at some of the content (which I … Continue reading

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Author Event: Yann Martel

It was not an April Fool’s Joke when a sell-out crowd of readers gathered at the Grimsby Library to hear Yann Martel speak about his newest novel, the High Roads of Portugal.  This award winning author of Life of Pi, which … Continue reading

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