Madeleine Thien’s “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” spans seven decades and three generations to trace the effects of Mao’s Cultural Revolution.
When the critical eye of Mao Zedong's wife fell upon a non-conforming artist during China's Cultural Revolution the assessment could be devastating. The consequences may be less brutal now, but China's Communist authorities still im...
Authors Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien made the shortlist for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
Five decades ago, Qi Benyu penned polemics used by Mao Zedong to unleash the Cultural Revolution, the tumultuous mass upheaval that racked China for ten years.
Madeleine Thien’s third novel, recently long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, begins in Vancouver with Marie, who, like the author,… The post The power of music and storytelling appeared first on The Spectator.