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Citizen Yann: Martel loves Saskatoon winters

Author and Saskatoon resident Yann Martel loves the winters in Saskatoon, but thinks the city remains “tainted” by racism and hindered by outdated thinking. As the author of Life of Pi and The High Mountains of Portugal marks 13 years of living in Saskatoon, he talks about why he’s chosen to raise his family here with his partner, Alice Kuipers. 2,673 more words

Local News

3 Books I recommend for your summer

Here are my three recommendations to get you through the heat, whether you’re reading it on your commute, the park in a sunny afternoon, or with a glass of wine at the end of the day. 199 more words

Culture & Society

Is there Life After Pi?

Author Yann Martel could be forgiven for wondering if there would be life after Pi, given the smash success of his book Life of Pi… 433 more words

Books

Primate Connections

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel is an unusual novel. I am unsure what to make of it.

The novel consists of three interrelated stories. 253 more words

Book Review - The High Mountains of Portugal - Yann Martel

Book Review – The High Mountains of Portugal – Yann Martel

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  •    Book: The High Mountains of Portugal
  •    Author: Yann Martel
  •    Genre: Fiction
  •    Year of Release: 2016…
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Book Review

The Beauty of Freedom

One of the most creative and thoughtful novels in recent years is Yann Martel’s, The Life of Pi. It’s both imaginative and evocative. The novel explores our knowledge and wisdom about animals, while also reflecting on our knowledge and wisdom about God. 576 more words