|Born||June 25, 1963 |
|Notable work(s)||Life of Pi|
Yann Martel (born June 25, 1963 in Salamanca, Spain) is a Canadian author best known for the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi. Events 524 - Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Geography The city lies on a mountain by the Tormes River which is crossed by a bridge 150 m long built on 26 arches fifteen of which are of Roman origin, while Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Employment is a Contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story Nationality is a relationship between a Person and their State of Origin, Culture, association Affiliation and/or Loyalty Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure Novel by Canadian author Yann Martel. Events 524 - Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Geography The city lies on a mountain by the Tormes River which is crossed by a bridge 150 m long built on 26 arches fifteen of which are of Roman origin, while Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page An author is defined both as "the person who originates or gives existence to anything" and that authorship determines responsibility for what is created The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, also known in short as the Booker Prize, is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length Novel Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure Novel by Canadian author Yann Martel.
As an adult, Martel has traveled the globe, spending time in Iran, Turkey and India. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iran topics. Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country After studying philosophy at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Martel spent thirteen months in India visiting mosques, temples, churches and zoos, and then two years reading religious texts and castaway stories. This article is about Trent University in Peterborough Ontario Canada Peterborough is a City on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres  His first published fictional work, Seven Stories, appeared in 1993 . Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar)
In 2001, Life of Pi was published and was awarded the Man Booker Prize in 2002. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, also known in short as the Booker Prize, is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length Novel See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Soon afterwards, a dedication to Brazilian author Moacyr Scliar appearing in the preface of the novel briefly elicited questions about the story's originality. Moacyr Jaime Scliar (born March 23, 1937) is a Brazilian writer and Physician. It appeared that the premise of Life of Pi and some aspects of its plot had been inspired by Scliar's Max e os Felinos, published in 1981. Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Martel admitted having been influenced, but accusations of plagiarism were defused when Scliar read Life of Pi and wrote about it for La Presse, pointing out how entirely different the two books are. Life of Pi was later chosen for the 2003 edition of CBC Radio's Canada Reads competition, where it was championed by author Nancy Lee. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. CBC Radio is the Radio division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcast by Canada 's public broadcaster, the CBC. In addition, its French translation, Histoire de Pi, was included in the French version of the competition, Le combat des livres, in 2004, championed by singer Louise Forestier. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again "
Martel spent a year in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from September 2003 as the public library's writer-in-residence. Saskatoon is a city located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River, with a Saskatchewan (səˈskætʃəwən) is a prairie province in Canada, which has an area of 588276 He collaborated with Canadian composer Omar Daniel, composer-in-residence at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, on a piece for piano, string quartet and bass. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario The composition, You Are Where You Are, is based on text written by Martel, which includes parts of cellphone conversations taken from moments in an ordinary day.
In November 2005, the University of Saskatchewan announced that Martel would be scholar-in-residence. The University of Saskatchewan ( U of S) is a Coeducational public Research university located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan  He continues to have an office at the University.
His upcoming novel, A 20th century Shirt, will deal with the Holocaust: it will take place between two talking animals (a monkey and a donkey) on a man's dress shirt. The Holocaust (from the Greek el ''ὁλόκαυστον'' (el-Latn holókauston holos, "completely" and kaustos, "burnt" also known as It will be published simultaneously with an essay on then same subject, also under the same name. Martel cited them as simply two approaches to the same subject. He claims it will be a philosophical work, essentially just "one long conversation". He is also working on a project entitled What is Stephen Harper Reading, where he is sending the Prime Minister of Canada one book every two weeks that portrays 'stillness' with an accompanying explanatory note. WikipediaManual of Style (biographies#Honorific prefixes --> Stephen Joseph Harper PC The Prime Minister of Canada ( French: Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary Minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus He is posting his letters, book selection and any responses to the website devoted to the project. 
Yann Martel currently lives in Saskatoon, Canada. Saskatoon is a city located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River, with a Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Canadian novelist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 25, 1963|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Salamanca, Spain|
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