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Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien’s novel “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award in 2016. She is also the author of the story collection “Simple Recipes” and the novels “Certainty” and “Dogs at the Perimeter,” the latter of which was shortlisted for Berlin’s International Literature Award and won the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 LiBeraturpreis. Her books and stories have been translated into 23 languages. The daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.

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