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Yann Martel talks adapting literature for the big screen

In 2001, when Life of Pi was little more than blurb on Canadian author Yann Martel’s agent’s catalogue, Hollywood was already expressing interest in buying the movie rights. Now, after the immense success of the novel, Life of Pi is premiering on the big screen. The Sheaf sat down with the local author to get

Cool Water moves slow, feels good

Dianne Warren's Cool Water is a demure, unassuming novel perfectly tuned to the pace of life in small-town Saskatchewan. It was also the ideal book to read over the Christmas holidays.

REVIEW: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

David Mitchell's sprawling epic of unparalleled ambition and oneiric fantasy fuses together a seemingly disparate agglomeration of narratives into a work of startling vigour and resonance. It was even shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2004.

REVIEW: Money by Martin Amis

Ulysses, a colleague of mine once deftly observed, “is the novel of the 20th century.” I responded, “Ulysses may indeed be the novel of the 20th century, but Martin Amis's Money is the best novel about the 20th century.”

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