(born June 25, 1963) is a Canadian author best known for the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi. Although his first language is French, YannMartel writes in English : "English is the language in which I best express the subtlety of life. But I must say that French is the language closest to my heart. And for this same reason, English gives me a sufficient distance to write."
YannMartel is an international bestselling author best known for the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi. His tales are as moving as they are thought-provoking. Life of Pi... - 20.02.2008, MojoSupreme