Kim Thúy

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Kim Thúy on how ’refugee literature’ differs from immigrant literature

The Governor General’s Award–winning author of the novels ’Ru’, ’Mãn’ and now ’Vi’ is still unpacking her own experience: ’In a refugee camp, you live outside of time.’
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Mãn alive: A novel of food, fulfillment and family in Vietnam

Packed with haunting, poetic detail, Kim Thúy’s ’Mãn’ is a beautiful read
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In conversation with Giller Prize nominee Kim Thúy

On reading and writing in three languages and how she came to name her book ’Ru’
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Giller Prize nominee Kim Thúy on the fragility and power of books

Plus, an excerpt from the author’s semi-autobiographical novel, which details a harrowing journey from Vietnam to Canada
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Gearing up for the Giller Prize

Our chief book reviewer takes a look at the shortlist for Canada’s most glamourous fiction award