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Miriam Toews

Author of A Complicated Kindness

Includes the names: Myriam Toews, Mariam Toews, Miriam Toews

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Miriam Toews was born in 1964 in Canada. She is best known for her novels A Complicated Kindness and All My Puny Sorrows. She has won a number of literary prizes including the Governor General's Award for Fiction and the Writers' Trust Engel/Findley Award for body of work. She is also a two-time finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a two-time winner of the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. Toews had a leading role in the feature film Silent Light, written and directed by Mexican filmmaker, Carlos Reygadas and winner of the 2007 Cannes Jury Prize, an experience that influenced her fifth novel, Irma Voth. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Complicated Kindness 2,128 copies, 64 reviews
All My Puny Sorrows 1,059 copies, 59 reviews
The Flying Troutmans 858 copies, 77 reviews
Women Talking 823 copies, 47 reviews
Irma Voth 369 copies, 46 reviews
A Boy of Good Breeding 285 copies, 9 reviews
Fight Night 233 copies, 18 reviews
Summer of My Amazing Luck 222 copies, 5 reviews
Swing Low: A Life 184 copies, 9 reviews
Four Letter Word: New Love Letters (Contributor) 127 copies, 2 reviews
McSweeney's Issue 48 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (Contributor) 59 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 137: Followers (Contributor) 52 copies, 3 reviews
Granta 144: Generic Love Story (Contributor) 40 copies, 1 review

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Miriam Toews, geboren 1964 in Steinbach/Manitoba, ist eine der wichtigsten kanadischen Gegenwartsautorinnen. Sie studierte Filmwissenschaften und Journalismus und arbeitete für Presse und Rundfunk. Mit ihrem Roman Ein komplizierter Akt der Liebe, ausgezeichnet mit dem Governor General's Award for Fiction, wurde sie international bekannt. Für Die fliegenden Trautmans erhielt sie unter anderem den Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. Bei Hoffmann und Campe erschien 2018 ihr Roman Die Aussprache. Sie lebt in Toronto.
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