Michael Ondaatje

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Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

 The Boston Book Festival kicks off tomorrow night. I've made an itinerary for you, you lucky ducks.On Friday at 7:30pm, head over to the Back...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  October 13, 2011
One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced

One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced

You'll be happy to know that some people - or actually a lot of people - are still reading things other than Pop Eater. In...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 29, 2011

Swedish schnapps

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö's Martin Beck mysteries are back in a fourth American printing.
The Martin Beck mysteries
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  December 02, 2008

After the Gold Rush

Michael Ondaatje builds his new novel, Divisadero , around a triad of characters.
Michael Ondaatje’s memory plays
By DANA KLETTER  |  May 29, 2007

Strong, silent type

A mirror as well as a shadow, Piero is Renaissance Italy’s international artist of mystery, by turns painful and rejoicing, always involuntary.
Piero della Francesca, Italy’s international artist of mystery
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 30, 2006