Yann Martel: Life of Pi
Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi.
Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi, talked to World Book Club in April 2014. His fantasy novel tells the tale of the shipwreck and survival of Pi Patel, a 16-year-ld boy - also a hyena, a zebra with a broken leg, an orang-utan and a huge Bengal tiger. Yann was born in Spain and lives in Canada.
The book has since been adapted as a film by Ang Lee.