Madelein Thien

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Madeleine Thien reads from her debut novel, Certainty

Published by: McClelland & Stewart

Time of Reading: 4:37
Thien's first book, a collection of short stories called Simple Recipes, won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and the City of Vancouver Book Award, was a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book (Canada and Caribbean region), and was named a notable book by the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize.
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“I am astonished by the clarity and ease of the writing, and a kind of emotional purity.”
— Alice Munro
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