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Bibliography of Works by Michael Ondaatje


Coming Through Slaughter. Toronto: Anansi, 1976. New York: Vintage International, 1996.

Running in the Family. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982. New York: Norton, 1982. New York: Penguin Books, 1984. New York: Vintage International, 1993.

In the Skin of a Lion. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1987. New York: Knopf, 1987. New York: Penguin Books, 1988.

The English Patient. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1992. New York: Knopf, 1992. New York: Vintage Books, 1993. New York: Random House, 1996.

Anil’s Ghost. Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 2000.

Divisadero. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.


The Dainty Monsters. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1967.

the man with seven toes. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1969.

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left Handed Poems. Toronto: Anansi, 1970. New York: Berkely, 1975. Vintage International, 1996.

Rat Jelly. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1973.

Elimination Dance. Ilderton: Nairn Coldstream, 1978.

Claude Glass. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1979.

There’s a Trick with a Knife I’m Learning to Do: Poems 1963-1978. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1979. New York: Norton, 1979.

Rat Jelly and Other Poems: 1963-78. London: Marion Boyars, 1980.

Tin Roof. Lantzville: Island Writing Series, 1982.

Secular Love. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1984. New York: Norton, 1985.

Two Poems. Mt. Horeb: Perishable Press, 1986.

The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems. New York: Knopf, 1991. New York: Vintage, 1997.

Handwriting: Poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1998. New York: Knopf, 1999.

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid. London: Bloomsbury Pub., 2004.

The Story. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2005.


Sons of Captain Poetry. Toronto: Mongrel Films / Canadian Film-Makers' Distribution Centre, 1970. 35 min.

Carry on Crime and Punishment. Toronto: Mongrel Films / Canadian Film-Makers' Distribution Centre, 1972. 5 min.

The Clinton Special. Toronto: Mongrel Films / Canadian Film-Makers' Distribution Centre, 1972. 71 min.

The English Patient. The film directed by Anthony Minghella, 1996. Screenplay by A. Minghella based on novel by M. Ondaatje.

Other Publications

Leonard Cohen. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970.

The Broken Ark: A Book of Beats. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1971. Poems chosen by M. Ondaatje

Personal Fictions: Stories by Munro, Wiebe, Thomas & Blaise. Selected by M. Ondaatje. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1977.

The Long Poem Anthology. Ed. M. Ondaatje. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1979.

"Garcia Marquez and the Bus to Aracataca," in Figures in a Ground. Eds. Diane Bessai and David Jackel. Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1978.

From Ink Lake: An Anthology of Canadian Short Stories. Ed. Michael Ondaatje. New York: Viking, 1990.

An H in the Heart: A Reader. Selected by George Bowering and Michael Ondaatje. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1994.

The Brick Reader. Eds. Linda Spalding and Michael Ondaatje. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1991.

Lost Classics. Eds. Michael Ondaatje, Michael Redhill, Esta Spalding and Linda Spalding. New York: Anchor Books, 2001.

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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