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Madeleine Thien - Author


Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes (2001) and the novels Certainty (2006) and Dogs at the Perimeter (Granta, 2012), which was shortlisted for Berlin's 2014 International Literature Award and won the Frankfurt Book Fair's 2015 LiBeraturpreis. Her books and stories have been translated into 23 languages. Her essays have appeared in Granta, the Guardian, the Financial Times, Five Dials, and Brick, and her story 'The Wedding Cake' was shortlisted for the 2015 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. The daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Madeleine Thien

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Madeleine Thien
Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017. Written with exquisite intimacy, wit and moral complexity, Do Not Say We Have Nothing magnificently brings to life one of the most significant political regimes of the 20th century and its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/03/2017

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