Madeleine Thien

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Transient Beauty

In Montreal, it is the women I always notice first. They are lithe, bold and astonishingly lovely. On the bicycle path, girls in tiny skirts float by, long hair... Read more
Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien was born in Vancouver. She is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes, and three novels, Certainty, Dogs at the Perimeter, shortlisted for Berlin's International Literature Prize and winner of the Frankfurt Book Fair's 2015 Liberaturpreis; and Do Not Say We Have Nothing which was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.