Yann Martel News

Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Present CANADA MOSAIC for Country's SesquicentennialToronto Symphony Orchestra to Present CANADA MOSAIC for Country's Sesquicentennial
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Innovators. Renegades. Pioneers. Canadian musicians have long punched above their weight both at home and internationally. The history of music in our country is filled with bold and surprising moments. And the future is bursting with promises. (more...)

Playster adds major publishers to audiobook catalogPlayster adds major publishers to audiobook catalog
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

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Canongate to Release Man Booker Prize-winning Author's Yann Martel THE HIGH MOUNTAINS OF PORTUGAL, FebruaryCanongate to Release Man Booker Prize-winning Author's Yann Martel THE HIGH MOUNTAINS OF PORTUGAL, February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Canongate has acquired the UK rights in a new novel from the Man Booker Prize-winning author Yann Martel. Francis Bickmore, Publishing Director at Canongate, acquiredThe High Mountains of Portugalfrom Jackie Kaiser at Westwood Creative Artists. Rights have also been sold to Knopf Canada, Spiegel and Grau/Random House in America, Fischer in Germany and Text in Australia. (more...)

Canongate Unveils New Jackets for Michel Faber's THE BOOK OF STRANGE NEW THINGSCanongate Unveils New Jackets for Michel Faber's THE BOOK OF STRANGE NEW THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Canongate has revealed the new jackets for Michel Faber'sThe Book of Strange New Things, ahead of the publication of the paperback edition in August 2015. (more...)

Royal Conservatory of Music Presents 21C MUSIC FESTIVAL in Toronto This WeekendRoyal Conservatory of Music Presents 21C MUSIC FESTIVAL in Toronto This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

After a successful launch in 2014, the 21C Music Festival returns with a new line-up of artists from today, May 20, to May 24, 2015. The festival will again run over five nights and consist of eight concerts, featuring music composed mostly during the 21st century, which once again crosses boundaries and genres: rock and hip hop musicians share billing with classical artists and the music of seminal electroacoustic pioneer Kaija Saariaho is celebrated. (more...)

Royal Conservatory of Music to Present 21C MUSIC FESTIVAL in Toronto, May 20-24Royal Conservatory of Music to Present 21C MUSIC FESTIVAL in Toronto, May 20-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

After a successful launch in 2014, the 21C Music Festival returns with a new line-up of artists from May 20 to May 24, 2015. The festival will again run over five nights and consist of eight concerts, featuring music composed mostly during the 21st century, which once again crosses boundaries and genres: rock and hip hop musicians share billing with classical artists and the music of seminal electroacoustic pioneer Kaija Saariaho is celebrated. (more...)

Factory Theatre to Present BEATRICE AND VIRGIRL, 4/12-5/11Factory Theatre to Present BEATRICE AND VIRGIRL, 4/12-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Factory Theatre presents the world premiere of BEATRICE & VIRGIL by Yann Martel, adapted by Lindsay Cochrane. This is a world premiere production, by the author of the international bestselling novel Life of Pi, and features an all-star Canadian cast of Damien Atkins and Pierre Brault, directed by award-winning director Sarah Garton Stanley. The production runs April 12 - May 11, 2014 Previews April 12 to 16. (more...)

Indian Carnatic Singer Bombay Jayashri Performs at Carnegie Hall TonightIndian Carnatic Singer Bombay Jayashri Performs at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

Indian carnatic singer Bombay Jayashri will make rare U.S. concert appearances -- the Oscar-nominated performer from Life of Pi will play Carnegie Hall tonight, October 20, 2013, and San Jose on October 26, 2013. (more...)

Indian Carnatic Singer Bombay Jayashri to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 10/20Indian Carnatic Singer Bombay Jayashri to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

Indian carnatic singer Bombay Jayashri will make rare U.S. concert appearances -- the Oscar-nominated performer from Life of Pi will play Carnegie Hall on October 20, 2013, and San Jose on October 26, 2013. (more...)

Ruth Ozeki Tours UK for Independent Book Sellers Week, July 2013Ruth Ozeki Tours UK for Independent Book Sellers Week, July 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Ruth Ozeki will return to the UK for Independent Booksellers Week in July 2013, for a tour of independent bookshops around the country. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOK Book Two-for-One Weekends: Buy One NOOK Book Get One Free, In-Store OnlyBarnes & Noble Introduces NOOK Book Two-for-One Weekends: Buy One NOOK Book Get One Free, In-Store Only
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today introduced NOOK Book Two-for-One Weekends, a special, in-store only, 'Buy One Get One Free' offer on a select list of popular, bestselling eBooks. Starting the weekend of May 4-5 and running every Saturday and Sunday thereafter, customers visiting any Barnes & Noble store can purchase one qualifying NOOK Book from a list of 20 titles and then select another title from that list for free. Customers can choose from a new selection of eBooks every weekend. For additional details visit one of the nearly 700 Barnes & Noble stores nationwide or go to www.nook.com/bogo. (more...)

Top Reads: Robb's CALCULATED IN DEATH Debuts at Top of Bestseller Roundup, Week Ending 3/17Top Reads: Robb's CALCULATED IN DEATH Debuts at Top of Bestseller Roundup, Week Ending 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2013

J.D. Robb's latest murder-mystery, titled CALCULATED IN DEATH, topped the NY Times' best fiction best seller list for the week ending March 17. Ben C. Carson and Candy Carson's AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL topped the nonfiction list, while LEAN IN: WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD by Sheryl Sandberg, took the top spot on Amazon's list. The top 10 for fiction, nonfiction, and more are below! (more...)

Brand New Edition of LIFE OF PI Web Site Celebrates National Pi DayBrand New Edition of LIFE OF PI Web Site Celebrates National Pi Day
by Movies News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

In honor of National Pi Day today, March 14, with the brand new edition of the Life of Pi Journey web site! The site has more to explore and interact with, perfect to celebrate Pi Day and Life of Pi now on Blu-ray and DVD! (more...)

Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI Comes to Blu-ray/DVD TodayAng Lee's LIFE OF PI Comes to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Believe the unbelievable. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents a groundbreaking cinematic experience you will have to see to believe when Life of Pi debuts on stunning Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD today, March 12 in North America. (more...)

Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI Now Available on Digital HDAng Lee's LIFE OF PI Now Available on Digital HD
by Movies News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today announced the availability of Oscar Winning Director Ang Lee's cinematic masterpiece LIFE OF PI on DIGITAL HD five days before the 85th Academy Awards. (more...)

2013 TONYS, ZERO DARK THIRTY Among Winners of WGA Awards2013 TONYS, ZERO DARK THIRTY Among Winners of WGA Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) last night announced the winners of the 2013 Writers Guild Awards. (more...)

LIFE OF PI Author Yann Martel to Deliver 2013 MSU Convocation LectureLIFE OF PI Author Yann Martel to Deliver 2013 MSU Convocation Lecture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Yann Martel, author of the award-winning 'Life of Pi,' which was made into a highly acclaimed motion picture, will speak at Montana State University's 2013 Freshman Convocation on Sept. 5, and kick off the university's Year of Engaged Leadership. (more...)

Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI Coming to Blu-ray/DVD, 3/12Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI Coming to Blu-ray/DVD, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Believe the unbelievable. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents a groundbreaking cinematic experience you will have to see to believe when LIFE OF PI debuts globally on stunning Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD from March 8 internationally and on March 12 in North America. (more...)

ARGO, LINCOLN Among USC Libraries Scripter Award NomineesARGO, LINCOLN Among USC Libraries Scripter Award Nominees
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The authors and screenwriters of 'Argo,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Life of Pi,' 'Lincoln,' 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' and 'Silver Linings Playbook' have been nominated for the 25th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. (more...)

ARGO, LINCOLN Among Nominees of Writers Guild of America AwardsARGO, LINCOLN Among Nominees of Writers Guild of America Awards
by Movies News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

The Writer's Guild of America announced its nominations for theatrical motion pictures this morning in three categories: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay and Documentary Screenplay. (more...)

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