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Adventures in the Skin Trade: A Conversation with Colum McCann & Michael Ondaatje

May 4, 2008 | New York Public Library | New York City

With Colum McCann & Michael Ondaatje

Cosponsored by LIVE from the NYPL

Both of these best-selling authors are often spoken of as “international mongrels” in that their backgrounds and their range of literary influences are cast extraordinarily wide. “We get our voices from the voices of others,” says McCann, “and Ondaatje has long been a hero of mine.”

• Discussion and Q&A
• Colum McCan reads from Dancer
• Michael Ondaatje reads from Divisadero
• Colum McCann continues reading from Dancer
• Michael Ondaatje continues reading from Divisadero

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