July 31, 2008

Miriam Toews

A funny, insightful writer and one of the nicest people you'll meet anywhere. If you get the chance, check her out:

The Vancouver International Writers Festival and Random House of Canada present Miriam Toews. The bestselling author of A Complicated Kindness and Summer of My Amazing Luck will read from her new book, The Flying Troutmans. Appearing on the same bill will be Joan Barfoot, author of the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlisted Luck and a new novel Exit Lines.

7:30 pm, Monday September 15
Granville Island Stage
1585 Johnston Street

Tickets $15/$13 plus $2.00 facility surcharge. Tickets on sale August 5 at VancouverTix: 604.629.VTIX (8849 or www.vancouvertix.com). For information call 604.681.6330.


Anonymous said...

Miriam Toews was also fantastic in the feature film "Silent Light" playing the role of Esther. I highly recommend the film.

Harry Tournemille said...

Thanks. I've heard of the film, but haven't seen it. A friend of mine checked it out and enjoyed it, though he mentioned some flaws.