Michael Ondaatje’s novels are Coming Through Slaughter, In the Skin of a Lion, The English Patient, and Anil’s Ghost. His books of poetry include The Cinnamon Peeler and Handwriting. His most recent book is The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
Mysterious, funny, insightful, and heartbreaking, these are tales of expatriates and exiles, wise children and straying saints. Together they compose a secret history, at once intimate and panoramic, of modern times.