Offsite (Brooklyn Public Library)
Tuesday, May 7, 7:30 PM
Michael Ondaatje presents Warlight
Part of BPL Presents
Free with RSVP
Michael Ondaatje – the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of The English Patient – launches the paperback edition of his mesmerizing new novel Warlight, a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement. The Washington Post calls the novel “a quiet new masterpiece from Michael Ondaatje…An elegiac thriller [with] the immediate allure of a dark fairy tale,” and Hermione Lee writes that Ondaatje “casts a magical spell, as he takes you into his half-lit world of war and love, death and loss, and the dark waterways of the past.” Ondaatje presents his book with a reading and conversation, followed by a book signing. Preorder a copy of Warlight through Greenlight to guarantee a place in the signing line.
Free and open to the public. Click here to RSVP
Only books purchased from Greenlight as preorders or onsite on the night of the event can be signed at the event. Pre-order the book for pickup at the event at https://www.warlight.eventbrite.com/