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Life of Pi Comes to Theaters Print Email

Jacket cover from movie tie-in version of Life of Pi, showing a young Indian boy standing in a boat, a tiger sitting in the foreground

Yann Martel's Life of Pi spent 57 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list after its publication in 2001.  More than a decade later, a film version of the novel opens in theaters on November 21st, capturing on the big screen the surprising story of a boy stuck in a lifeboat with wild animals.  Blending Pi's adventures of the mind and spirit with his incredible physical journey, the book is a holistic coming-of-age story that connects with a wide range of readers and audiences.  If you haven't yet read the mysterious and alluring Life of Pi, make sure to catch up before the movie premieres this month.