Michael Ondaatje in conversation with Geoff Dyer

In Michael Ondaatje’s latest novel, The Cat’s Table (Cape), an 11-year-old boy boards an ocean liner bound for England from Ceylon, a journey the author made himself in 1954.

Michael Ondaatje’s previous books include his memoir, Running in the Family, several collections of poetry, and five novels, including The English Patient which won the 1992 Booker Prize. He will be in conversation with the novelist, essayist and journalist Geoff Dyer.

This event took place on 31 August 2011.

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