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Michael Ondaatje is the author of five novels including Divisadero, published by Bloomsbury in September 2007 and in paperback in August 2008, winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction and shortlisted for The Giller Prize and the 2008 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. He has also written a memoir, a non-fiction book on film and several books of poetry. He co-edited Lost Classics, a compendium of wonderful short essays, with Michael Redhill, Esta Spalding and Linda Spalding. His novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize; another of his novels, Anil’s Ghost, won the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and the Prix Medicis. Born in Sri Lanka, he now lives in Toronto.

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If you like Michael Ondaatje you might also like to read books by Jonathan Safran Foer, Kazuo Ishiguro and Chang-Rae Lee.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The English Patient
Michael Ondaatje
February 2011 Guest Editor Carmen Reid on Michael Ondaatje... The English Patient is a dream of a romantic novel. It follows two love stories, one between a soldier and a nurse which unfolds as the book progresses and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The English Patient
Michael Ondaatje
February 2011 Guest Editor Carmen Reid on Michael Ondaatje... The English Patient is a dream of a romantic novel. It follows two love stories, one between a soldier and a nurse which unfolds as the book progresses and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2004

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