Madeleine Thien was born in Vancouver. She is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes (2001), and three novels, Certainty (2006); Dogs at the Perimeter (2011), shortlisted for Berlin’s International Literature Prize and winner of the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 Liberaturpreis; and Do Not Say We Have Nothing (2016), about musicians studying Western classical music at the Shanghai Conservatory in the 1960s, and about the legacy of the 1989 Tiananmen demonstrations.
Her books and stories are published in Canada, the US, the UK and Australia, and have been translated into 25 languages.
The China Effect
China's history of social engineering and the repercussions for the future.
Winthrop Hall, UWA
A party to celebrate the power of words.
Courtyard, State Theatre Centre of WA
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