Life of Pi by Yann Martel has sold more than seven million copies worldwide. No doubt the Booker Prize-winning novel about a boy named Pi stranded on a lifeboat—with a Bengal tiger!—has moved countless readers. (President Obama famously called the novel "an elegant proof of God, and the power of storytelling.")

On November 21, you can see Ang Lee's film adaptation of the novel—in 3D. Today, 20th Century Fox debuted the trailer:

What do you think? I have to say that I am so excited. Though it was thrilling to imagine a 16-year-old boy stranded on a lifeboat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean—alone with a 450-pound tiger—it is quite something to see the scenario in color, on the screen. This looks like a book adaptation that may actually leave viewers breathless.

Also in BookPage: Read a short review of Life of Pi; read an interview with Yann Martel about Beatrice and Virgil, his controversial follow-up; read my favorite scene from Beatrice and Virgil.

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