Author Talk: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
at Theatre, Lower Ground Floor
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM + Add to calendar28/02/2017 18:0028/02/2017 20:00Australia/SydneyAuthor Talk: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine ThienAuthor Talk: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien Tuesday, 28 February 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (AUS Eastern Standard Time) Organiser Bookings Officer 02 6262 1111 email@example.com Address Theatre, Lower Ground Floor 25 Parkes Place West Parkes ACT 2600 Australia LOVE OUR EVENTS? LOVE THE LIBRARY? BECOME A FRIEND. Support the Library and receive exclusive benefits, including: • 15% discount on all online ticket purchases for Library events • 15% discount at the Library Bookshop • 10% discount at Library cafes Bookplate and Paperplate Join now. Call 02 6262 1698 PLEASE NOTE: Pay Parking runs from 8.30am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Event web page: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/47756/author_talk_do_not_say_we_have_nothing_by_madeleine_thien.aspxTheatre, Lower Ground Floor
25 Parkes Place West
Parkes ACT 2600
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Madeleine Thien is a Canadian short story writer and novelist whose most recent book, Do Not Say We Have Nothing was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Literature. Hear from Thien as she explores the epic and resonant novel about the far-reaching effects of China's revolutionary history, told through the stories of two interlinked musical families, from the 1940s to the present day.
In association with the Canberra Writers Festival, Canadian High Commission and Allen and Unwin
About the 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.
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