Her previous novel, Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, has been optioned by director Ridley Scott's production company.
“To see the world clearly, we must first become aware of the veil; we must recognize our blind spots,” she writes.
"Taiwan's peculiar international situation makes it difficult to get its voice out there," Wu says. "There are lots of great novels waiting to be read if they could be translated."
With blunt honesty, relatable humour, and a journalist’s insatiable curiosity, the Toronto-based author investigates our best attempts to treat mental illness.
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The acclaimed Vancouver author and playwright says the act of writing draws him from the known to the unknown.
Getting to know the families who've been affected also taught McDiarmid about colonialism, intergenerational trauma, and residential schools.
Iris Chen sits at a Starbucks on a cloudy August day, a pile of Chinese-language books in front of her.
“If you don’t laugh, you don’t survive,” she says at one point in this two-hour overview.
The 500-page tome is an epic howl of dissent now storming the mainstream.
Among her many honours were the Nobel Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Pulitzer Prize.
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