Secular Love by Michael Ondaatje is a poetry collection from the award-winning author and poet.
The first full-length book of new poems from this poet in more than a decade, this collection is marked by Ondaatje's command of a broad range of poetic forms and by his characteristic juxtapositions of the everyday and the exotic. (From W.W. Norton & Company)
In this conversation from 1998, Eleanor talks to Canadian literary master Michael Ondaatje - author of "The English Patient" - about "Handwriting," a collection of poems about loss, landscape and the power of history in Sri Lanka. 52:27