Michael Ondaatje Talks about The Cat’s Table

Monday, October 03, 2011

Michael Ondaatje talks about his new novel, The Cat’s Table. Set in the early 1950s, it tells the story of an 11-year-old boy from Colombo on a ship bound for England who meets a ragtag group of adults and two other boys at the “cat’s table” in the ship’s dining room. It’s a tale about the magical, often forbidden, discoveries of childhood and a lifelong journey that begins with a spectacular sea voyage.


Michael Ondaatje

Comments [2]

Judith from Manhattan

Leonard please take care of yourself!

Oct. 04 2011 01:23 AM
William from Manhattan

Sounds like Leonard needs to take a few days off to recover from his vacation? Not to sound too gloomy, it took my teen-age son about three weeks to recover from a bad cough after his return flight from Europe in September. Nothing measurable from the doctor, just took time.

Oct. 03 2011 01:22 PM

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