Published on March 19th, 2013 | by Devin

Yann Martel talks “Life of Pi”

The Man Booker Prize-winning author behind Life of Pi talks to Watch Mojo about the book, his personal philosophies and what he learned on the road to becoming a writer.

“There was something incredibly joyful about imagining a story with a setting, with characters, with an alternate meaning, and trying to bring it together in little sentences, lined up,” says award-winning author Yann Martel. “There was just something really pleasurable about that; sort of like being a small god.”

You probably know author Yann Martel, even if you don’t realize it yet; after all, his most famous book, Life of Pi, was just adapted into a big Hollywood film. So even if you haven’t read the book or seen the movie, you’ve probably at least heard about the story before!

If not, here’s your perfect chance to dive a little deeper into the mind of Martel – and if you haven’t experienced his story yet, maybe hearing all of the smart things he has to say will convince you to finally check it out.

In this interview with Watch Mojo, Martel talks all about the things he’s learned trying to become a writer, and shares a few of his personal philosophies. Check it out!


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