Literature Program
 


Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.

Just Buffalo Literary Center, Hallwalls, & International Institute present:

Michael Ondaatje

Babel

Asbury Hall, Babeville


Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist Michael Ondaatje's novels include Booker Prize-winning The English Patient (1992), Coming Through Slaughter (1976), In the Skin of a Lion (1987), Anil's Ghost (2000), and Divisadero (2007).

Besides major grant support from The John R. Oishei Foundation, the organizers of Babel thank Artvoice, Buffalo Spree, & WBFO 88.7 for their media sponsorship; Righteous Babe Records for the use of Asbury Hall at Babeville; Talking Leaves...Books; The Mansion; and New York State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Erie County, for their support of Just Buffalo's and Hallwalls' programs.


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October, 2008 - 2008

 
 
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